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Cruising the Karsts Around Cat Ba, Vietnam

We’re going to switch the blog back to talking about some of our other travels on our round-the-world trip, but are hearts are still with Nepal.  2,570 more words

RTW

Ao Phang Nga, Wow Phang Nga!

What a cool place, but James Bond found it first!

City on the water- floating Muslim fishing village

Lots of tourists from phuket.

Caving

James bond island… 187 more words

exploring the fringes of the stone forest {part 2}

Friday, February 13:  After Alex and I emerge from the dense inside of the Major Stone Forest Scenic Area, we head to the perimeter road to retrace our minibus ride on foot.   1,306 more words

China

Back on the mainland....Krabi & Railay Beach, Thailand

The island of Koh Tao was a bit too touristy for our liking, so we hopped on a catamaran ferry and headed back to the mainland for some peace. 404 more words

Thailand

Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Nong Khiaw, Muang Noi and Luang Nam Tha aka the end of Laos

The second half of our Laos adventure was much less active than the first. We spent a lot of time lazing through cities, slowly taking in our surrounding before moving on to the next location. 1,596 more words

Laos

Laos Stage Two: Working Women and Motorbiking in Circles

Our arrival in Tha Khaek wasn’t exactly the most normal drop off we’ve ever had, though it was one of the smoothest. Our bus pulled into the outskirts of town shortly after 1 AM. 1,281 more words

Laos

the yangshuo countryside & xianggong hill

Friday, January 30: After leaving the tea plantation, we head north, passing through boundless farmland.  The kumquat orchards sprawl over rolling mountains, less sharp around the edges than the karsts; these mountains are clustered in the midst of the karsts between Yangshuo and Guilin. 406 more words

China