In this post: A trek through the enormous, we almost died of exhaustion mountains hills of Sapa, which included Black Hmong markets, the village of Cat Cat where we toured a traditional home, and the most beautiful walk through a gorge with bamboo forests. Later, exploring the town of Sapa and haggling with the locals.
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Bai Tu Long Bay
In this post: Bai Tu Long Bay aboard the Dragon Legend, filled with kayaking, an amazing paddleboat tour through a floating fishing village, a BBQ on a private beach, way too much food, and so many wonderful new friends.
Hanoi Day 2
In this post: Underneath Zenith Yoga & Cafe II, the Temple of Literature, Long Bien Bridge, and a quick run to the market for some dinner supplies. (PS – We’re off for Bai Tu Ling Bay in the morning and will be without wifi until Wednesday evening, so no posts until then.)
Hanoi Day 1
In this post: Hanoi’s Old Quarter, tea at Hanoi Social Club, Hoan Kiem, the man who drew us (more on that soon), dinner at the Lantern Lounge, and a stroll through the night market.
Hey everyone! Just a quick note to let you know we’re safe and sound in Hanoi. Our travel from WI was uneventful which is always a good thing, and we’re excited to get out and explore later today. It’s currently 4:45am and we’re both wide awake, so we might head out for a quick morningContinue reading “Vietnam”
A quick trip to Arizona
Last fall, my parents said to hell with winter and purchased a place in Apache Junction, AZ. While they were apprehensive about buying place on the way bottom of the States, it’s proven to be the best decision they’ve made in a long time. The weather, the new friends, the daily hikes in the mountainsContinue reading “A quick trip to Arizona”