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1. Lonely Planet 12th Edition July 2014.

In Mekong Delta – TraVinh seciton: Local Knowledge: Le Van Sinh: Tourism trailblazer & Cycling enthusiast.

2. Lonely Planet 11th Edition Feb 2012.

Page 361, (Mekong Delta – TraVinh).
Local Knowledge: Le Van Sinh: Tourism trailblazer & Cycling enthusiast

Lonely Planet Guide Vietnam 11th edition 2012
Lonely Planet Guide Vietnam 11th edition 2012


3. Lonely Planet 10th Edition July 2009.

Page 421, (Mekong Delta – Ben Tre).
Here is a short quote: “Everyone who travels through Vietnam knows the Sinh cafe, pioneer of the Open Tour bus ticket (see p503). A lesser-known fact is that Le Van Sinh (just Sinh to friends) was the brains behind this empire, establishing it back in the early 1990s, together with a string of backpacker crashpads in Pham Ngu Lao” ….

4. Lonely Planet 9th Edition August 2007.

Page 338, Page 402.

5. Lonely Planet 8th Edition February 2005.

Page 328:
For customised tours, Sinhbalo Adventures (Map p356, Tel: 8376766, 8367682;; 283/20 D PhamNguLao) is one of the best in Vietnam. Sinhbalo specialises in cycling trips, but also arranges innovative special interest journeys to the Mekong Delta, central highlands and further afield. Its programmes range from remote hill-tribe trekking and bird-watching in national parks to motorbiking the HoChiMinh Trail. We’ve been using them for more than 10 years and have yet to hit a snag.

Page 396: (top left)
For private customised tours of the Mekong delta on two or four wheels, HCMC’s Sinhbalo Adventures ( cannot be beaten…

6. From Author of Lonely Planet Guide 1999


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