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Vietnam Recap

Vietnam Recap

Exactly one year ago, I went to Vietnam together with my parents and my sister. In two weeks, we traveled from south to north and had an amazing…

Hanoi Traffic

Hanoi Traffic

The moment my mother asked me if I wanted to go along with them on a trip to Vietnam, I immediately asked her if we would be visiting…

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

While in Hanoi, we went to visit the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh. Together with many school children and other tourists we waited in line in the hot…

Sapa

Sapa

Perhaps the highlight of our trip in Vietnam: Sapa. Situated at the eastern extremity of the Himalayas, it reminded me of my time in Nepal. The view from…

Spa Paradise

Spa Paradise

My dad and sister got up early to go for a swim at the beautiful Sun Spa Resort in Đồng Hới. I don’t think I need to explain…

Bus Breakdown

Bus Breakdown

While travelling on the road, we had to make an emergency stop. Our bus had a flat tire, which obviously needed to be repaired. So we sat and…

Guards of Khải Định

Guards of Khải Định

On our way to Quảng Bình we visited the mausoleum of Khải Định, which is situated in the mountains of Chau Chu. Khải Định became emperor of Vietnam in…

Stop At The Beach

Stop At The Beach

It wasn’t always raining in Vietnam. More often, it was hot, hot, hot! So while travelling north, when we stopped for lunch, we also went for a walk…

Đà Nẵng

Đà Nẵng

We went to the beach of Đà Nẵng (an amazing city with a fire breathing dragon bridge) for a swim. Unfortunately, it started raining. However, that did give me…

Saigon at Night

Saigon at Night

The Vietnamese love neon light. When sun sets, they all hastily turn them on and fill the streets with its bright light. In some streets there is so…

Pagoda

Pagoda

There are a lot of pagodas in Vietnam. At this pagoda the local people had constructed three large buddhas over the past five years, and had just finished…

Hop On

Hop On

After my last post about Vietnam, I haven’t really gotten the time or energy to work through all of the photos from that trip. However, last weekend I…

Monks At Waterfall

Monks At Waterfall

I’m very jealous of this photo. — via Dang Ngo

Walking Man

Walking Man

Excuse me for being a bit self-content, but I absolutely love this photo! While at the Reunification Palace (formerly known as the Independence Palace) in Ho Chi Minh…

Circular Incense

Circular Incense

I have safely returned from Vietnam, and by now have recovered from my jet lag. I have put all of the 500(!) photos on my computer, and all…