Buon Ma Thuot to Gia Lai/Pleiku

A big red sleeper bus takes us, the only foreigners on board, from Buon Ma Thuot to Pleiku (aka Gia Lai). It’s a swaying four hour drive along mountain roads. We have top bunks on opposite sides of the bus. The views are brilliant, making this trip good for daytime travel. ┬áThe only stops we…

Ho Chi Minh City to Buon Ma Thuot

Like Captain Ahab pursuing Moby Dick, Ho Chi Minh City is relentless in her desire to keep us captive. It takes almost two hours before the bus has finally left the city limits and enters more rural landscapes. But finally we break free and he landscape becomes mountainous. ┬áVast views fill the windows as we…