Bai Tu Long November 21st 2018 Bai tu long
It’s Thursday morning so a quick three hour car journey to Halong Bay stopping for lunch and a water puppet show along the way. Certainly something you should see while you are in Vietnam but not something to see twice!
Once in Halong we were greeted by our host, Tom and escorted to our boat for our 3 day tour on the Dragon Pearl 1 - a very comfortable boat for 15 of us.
A mix ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai 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
A new adventure travelling for the best part of a year with my wife Sue. Together we are travelling the North and South America before heading home for a few weeks. We then head off to SE Asia, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Japan before setting off again in Europe.
I hope to give a taste of our experience, share some thoughts and my role as a photographers bagman.
Any thoughts and comments welcome (except when they're not).... full info