Monthly Archives: September 2010

Thailand Returns, Phuket & Ko Phi Phi

Time to recharge the batteries with some beach time, scuba diving and surfing off the Andaman coast of S. Thailand. Phuket and the surrounding islands were devastated by the Boxing Day Tsunami. By now thankfully, the cities have been rebuilt … Continue reading

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Hanoi #2, Vietnam

Many travellers say that Halong Bay, a world heritage site, is the most beautiful place they have been and the highlight of their SE Asia trip. Surreal limestone rock spires rise hundreds of feet above the bay covered in a … Continue reading

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Sapa & Lo Cai, Vietnam

Sapa is surrounded by small villages filled by colorful indigenous groups, mountainous landscapes and cliff hanging rice paddy terraces. And after the night at Ho Sin and the hectic streets of Hanoi, Sapa was a welcome change. All in all … Continue reading

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Hanoi #1, Vietnam

Hanoi #1 , Vietnam The lonely planet lists traffic as the #1 tourist attraction in all of SE Asia. Yep, above such sights as Ankor Wat, Halong Bay and the beaches of Southern Thailand. Well, after a few days in … Continue reading

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