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Phú Quốc Island (and a stop in Ho Chi Minh!)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Asia, Travel, Vietnam | 0 comments

Phú Quốc Island (and a stop in Ho Chi Minh!)

Pho Quốc is a small Vietnamese island located in the Gulf of Thailand, just off the southern coast of Cambodia. We had read about the island which was described as being like Phuket 40 years ago. A quick google image showed stunning beaches and had us chomping at the bit to get there. It wasn’t quite what we expected. Firstly the beaches were nowhere near as spectacular as we had been lead to believe.  Where directly in front of a resort the beaches were clean and well kept, but otherwise rubbish and debris littered the sand. This was particularly so on Sao Beach, which we spent an...

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