Vietnam: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh

Endless scooters – Hanoi, Vietnam

We landed in Hanoi in the afternoon and took a taxi through the countryside and into the city center. Passing miles of lush green countryside, water buffalo wallowed in the mud, workers in pointy hats were bent in half tending to the rice patties that stretched before us. My first thought was that this is exactly what I ...

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Northern Thailand: The Land of the $4 Massage:)

Josh and Lila, while trying to avoid incoming bottle rockets, release a lantern for good luck

Though home for six weeks now, Lila and I have vowed to finish writing about the countries that we never got around to blogging about while on the road – if for no other reason than to have a record for ourselves someday when my memory starts to fade. Below ...

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Our view from the sun deck.

After making our way from Northern Thailand and through a good part of Laos, Lila and I are currently in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. We just returned from a three day boat trip on Halong Bay, located about three hours south of Hanoi, and one of the most spectacular places that we have been all year. Watch ...

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