Launching one of these bowls involves waithing for the right sequence of breakers to appear. You need enough time to get in the boat and paddle out to the flats. If you don't, a wave will spill the boa'ts contents back onto the beach which causes unbearable loss of face for the guy paddling.
Quy Nhon; Vietnam's Best Kept Secret February 28th 2011 Quy Nhon beach is a 4-mile long crescent of fine amber-colored sand. The harbor is sheltered by a bowl of green mountains. On their slopes you can see faint dimples that were created by the 2,000 lb bombs dropped by B-52s during the Vietnam War in this strategically important area. The now calm waters are laced with fish nets, traps, squid shacks and round rattan boats piloted by small, sinewy, ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Binh Dinh » Qui Nhon 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 are Mike and Karen. We were fortunate enough to retire while we still had our wits and our legs. We are striving to fill our days with long journeys and lazy days. Over the past few years we have taken a yen to SE Asia. Our past trips have included South and North America, Europe and East Africa. Life is good and getting better all the time.... full info