Hanoi and Hoi An
Here comes the third blog entry from our trip in Southeast Asia earlier this year. After we left Laos we went on to Vietnam. We spent almost two weeks there and we will now start telling you about what we saw and did during those days. We will this time not tell our story chronologically. We have pulled out a few things which we will write about separately. We'll start with te... Read Full Entry
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Ven... full info
Overgrown ruinMy Son was abandoned around 600 years ago and that explains a lot of the destruction but sadly not all of it
Sign warning people not to walk into the forestDuring the Vietnam war the site was bombed by the US and even today it is not recommended to venture outside of the area and into the surrounding forest because there might be unexploded bombs lying out there.
Dragon Bridge in DanangThis bridge in Danang is decorated to look like a dragon. But it doesn't stop there. The "dragon" can breathe fire when requested to do so.
Something a bit funny at the endThis is for those of you who worked through this entire blog entry and made it all the way to the end. It is a heroic style sculpture in Hanoi. The woman clearly holds a sword. The man sitting down holds a rifle. But the man in the middle holds... Damn, what is he holding? We think it is a supersized electrical plug...