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Hanoi, with a two day cruise at Halong Bay

Feb 3 – 9, 2015

Finally, George and I arrived at our last stop in Vietnam: Hanoi, Saigon’s cooler, sharper, more temperamental counterpart.  Whereas Saigon’s weather is consistently hot and muggy, Hanoi’s ranges from extreme heat to bitingly cold.   1,000 more words


Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum; In Death 'Til We Do Path

It was very quiet and a little dead inside. 

I have to prefix this blog post by stating that I am nothing akin to resembling a morning person and I had had 3 hours of sleep before heading out to experience the wonders of the mausoleum and its accompanying museum. 1,020 more words


Day 48 - Looking for Uncle Ho

Day 48 – Yet again I spent most of the morning waiting for my lazy travel buddy to get moving.
We managed to leave the hotel in the early afternoon and took a short taxi ride to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex. 495 more words


Day 53...Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum--

We always visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum when hanging out in Ha Noi. . .gotta pay our respects to Uncle Ho.  The monument that houses Ho’s preserved body is simple, solid, and powerful–no b.s. 186 more words

Southeast Asia

Vietnam Explorer Day #2

Friday 23rd October 2015

This was our first proper full on day of our tour. I wish I could say I woke up feeling refreshed from my sleep but I really didn’t. 595 more words


Bustling Vietnam with Natural Beauty

We greeted the year of sheep in Vietnam during the Lunar Chinese New Year (Tet in Vietnamese), where we visited Hanoi, HaLong Bay, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). 1,329 more words

Bao Dinh

Hanoi, Vietnam

Our Vietnamese journey began in the capital city of Hanoi. The welcome was both warm and intense. Almost everyone we interacted with was friendly, sincere and welcoming. 764 more words