22 OCTOBER 2023
NUI DINH, SUỐI ĐÁ (ROCK STREAM)
Hares: Mr. T, Secs, Chippy, Bull Ant
Hash Flashers: Chippy, Chom Chom
Ring Master: Chom Chom
Weather: Mostly sunshine, but jungle shade.
Hash Cash: 1 pm run fees, Mr T & Johnny @ Nắng Vũng Tàu, 5 Lê Ngọc Hân, Ward 1.
Total Hashers: 32
Trail: Dismounted Hashmobile at roadside stalls between car park and bridge above swimming pool café approx halfway up Nui Dinh. Down steps, over bridge for Chalk Talk by Secs. Then up stairwell to mountain dwellings and follow red ribbons down rocky mountainside and paved track past the ever-expanding Phat Quang pagoda and monastery. Continue following red ribbons along rocky trail – some uphill but mostly level or down – cross small streams then short climb to lookout rocks to rest legs, pose for photos, and enjoy panoramic views of surrounding jungle and beyond to Long Son, Big and Small mountains (Vung Tau). Descend steep rocky trail and “on on” to rockpools and waterfalls. Follow sign to rockpool #4 (of total 5) then cross narrow footbridge to poolside dining area. Total distance approx 3 km.
Highlights: Lookout rocks, rock pools (swimming, net fishing, waterfalls).
Down Down: Suối Đá (Rock stream), pool #4.
Refreshments: Saigon Green, water, softies, grilled chicken pieces, whole boiled chicken, mixed salad, cucumber, congee, dipping sauces.
Circle: Follow red tapes down rocky trail from rock pools to vehicle parking area for group photo and Circle. Trail rated 10/10. Hares Mr T, Secs, Chippy, Bull Ant thanked. Hash Virgin Ms Nha (Vung Tau) introduced and welcomed. Returnees Hot Lips (working: Ireland), Pineapple Bill (checking assets: Australia), Sandals (picking berries: Finland) and Alice (Australia then family wedding: Turkey) all welcomed back.
On on on: Mr C’s Speakeasy.
Next week: Watch this space and facebook page: @VungTauHHH for more details of next week’s run.
PLEASE REMEMBER: We can all help to keep run fees as low as possible by cancelling registration if suddenly unable to attend (the committee can then order a smaller/cheaper bus and fewer meals if necessary).
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