1 OCTOBER 2023
SMALL MOUNTAIN - HẢI ĐĂNG LOOP
Hares: Mr. T, Secs, Chippy
Hash Flashers: Chippy, Chom Chom
Ring Master: Uncle
Weather: Heavy rain at start, clearing later.
Hash Cash: 1 pm run fees, Mr T @ Nắng Vũng Tàu, 5 Lê Ngọc Hân, Ward 1.
Total Hashers: 15 hardy souls and 1 dog who didn’t let the rain spoil their fun!
Trail: Eco-carts to start point at Hai Van pagoda on Ha Long (road) for Chalk Talk by Secs. Sheltered inside pagoda until heavy rain eased then climbed 240 steps at the back and effectively followed a figure 8 pattern on and off Hải Đăng (Lighthouse Street), with at least one café and some jungle along the way. Total distance approx 6.5km including return to kennel across Front Beach.Highlights: Watching the fishing boats and lightning in Vung Tau Bay while sheltering from rain in Hai Van pagoda. Admiring religious artefacts inside the gates of Quang Minh pagoda.
Special interest: Twin horses shrine at top of jungle short-cut to Hai Dang. Model car racing on Tran Phu, Front Beach near end of trail.
Down Down: Nắng Vũng Tàu (VTH3 Kennel).
Refreshments: Saigon Chill, water, softies, banh mi, water melon.
Circle: Trail rated 10/10. Hares Secs, Chippy and Mr T thanked. Hash Virgin Kat (“or Pinky”) introduced and welcomed. No Returnees, Sinners or New Names.
On on on: Mr C’s Speakeasy.
Next week: See “Other business” below and watch this space and facebook page: @VungTauHHH for more details of next week’s run.
Other business: Secs announced a visit next week from a large group of Malaysian Hashers, so we’ll have a local run on Big Mountain to allow time for fully catered Down Down at Nắng Vũng Tàu. Please register early to help with catering, etc orders. But please also cancel your registration if you find you’re not able to attend.
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