This should put the trip into perspective. In stealing the map I neglected to get the scale, but scale doesn't matter in countries like this anyway what's more important is the number of obstructions between you and your destination. The trip between Hanoi and Hue was theoretically the fastest because it was a train. The regularly-scheduled derailment of the previous train blew the doors off that theory.
The ham-handed additions to the map (Ha Long Bay, Phan Rang) are mine, as well as the shaky pink line that describes our route.
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