Ba Be National Park, micro hydro electric scheme, time slowed down February 26th 2010 26/2/10 - Ba Be National Park is 240km northwest of Hanoi, it takes about 6 hours to drive there along a mixture of highway and then windy back roads. The countryside along the way is hilly and the roads were lined with a lot of school kids on bicycles. The country was dryer than that around Cuc Phuong and there had been a drought in the area over recent times.
Many of the towns we passed throu ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Bac Kan » Ba Be The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
We would like to make clones of ourselves, so the clones can do the day to day mundane things to earn the money for the "real" us to keep traveling.
We like the following quotes from Cesare Pavese and Maya Angelou, respectively ...
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
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