Archive for February, 2008
 
 
 
Asia / South East
 
Halong-Bay,-Vietnam
Halong-Bay,-Vietnam
Halong-Bay,-Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay was beautiful and tranquil... there were countless islands and grottos amoungst the limestone waters. Sorry for the long post, but pictures do speak a thousand words... so enjoy :-)
 
Asia / South East
 
The-temple-of-literature-&-a-shrimp-cake-restaurant-in-Hanoi
The-temple-of-literature-&-a-shrimp-cake-restaurant-in-Hanoi
The-temple-of-literature-&-a-shrimp-cake-restaurant-in-Hanoi

The temple of literature & a shrimp cake restaurant in Hanoi

The Temple of Literature was founded in 1070 by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong to honour those of high academic achievement. Vietnam's first university was established here 6 years later...

 
Asia / South East
 
Inflight-meals-on-Vietnam-Airlines
Inflight-meals-on-Vietnam-Airlines
Inflight-meals-on-Vietnam-Airlines

Inflight meals on Vietnam Airlines

Food I ate on Vietnam Airlines... flying from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and back:
 
Asia / South East
 
Pho-24, Vietnam
Pho-24, Vietnam
Pho-24, Vietnam

Pho 24

While I didn't come across a McDonalds in Vietnam, there were plenty of other franchises. KFC, Lotteria (the McDonalds alternative) and Pho 24. You can normally buy a bowl of beef noodle soup for $5000 - $15000 VND, so it's sli...