It was time for our second overnight train ride, and this one did not go well…AT ALL!! When we got on board, there were people in our rooms and sleeping in our beds! When our guide went in to tell them to leave, they gave her an attitude. So we had to go into cars with dirty sheets that had lingering dirty smells. As if that wasn’t bad enough, all 4 of us found bugs in our beds and cockroaches on the floor. It was all so disturbing, that we all busted out as much gear as we could to not have to make contact with any part of the room: mosquito nets, hoodies, raincoats – whatever we could find!
In the morning, we reached the city, Nha Trang. This port city is the biggest in Khanh Hoa province and lies at the opening of the Cai River, which runs for 412 km into Saigon. Khanh Hoa has a 200 km coastline and I was told the weather is pretty much perfect all year. There were a few sites we could have visited, but we only had one day here. We were all so traumatized from our train experience, we spent the whole time recovering at the beach and bars: