Day 12 in Hanoi - Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, Bike Rides and Pottery March 6th 2012 Hanoi is a vibrant and busy city. Our one day city tour turned out to be a packed affair with a trip to the Ho Chi Mihn mausoleum (including a viewing of the 43 year old body of Uncle Ho), a walk around the 1,000 year old Temple of Literature, a "bike" ride around the old shopping streets of Hanoi, a water puppet show depicting the life on the farm (we think), and finally a trip to a village solel ... read more
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info