The Night Train to Nha Trang
23 January 2015: En route from Hue to Nha Trang. The man in the sleeper berth opposite is snoring for Vietnam; Wendy's in the bunk below. We've a 13-hour overnight journey ahead down the spine of the country from the old Imperial capital to the tropical beaches of the south. With the grunting, gasping and snorting coming from my neighbour just inches away, sleep seems a remote prospect, despite the hypnotic motion of the train. Still, there are many worse ways to travel, and it's all part of the adventure of being back here in Vietnam again, my fourth time. Why do I keep returning? I settle back and drift back, back…
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