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Entries from July 2006

Luang Prabang (7/26-7/28)

July 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Luang Prabang was an authentic town steeped in culture and history. The kicker was the amazing cafes/restaurants with tasty iced coffee & fresh croissants. All in all a fantastic place to relax and admire the local craft scene. For pictures of wats, monks, tapestries, and more city sites, click here. Daniel More adjusted to the […]

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Vientiane (7/25-7/26)

July 26th, 2006 · No Comments

Below is a quick account of our short time in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. We saw some stunning architecture and many Wats that give Laos a unique flavor. We also got our first taste of Lao textile work, just beautiful. Click here, for some photos from Vientiane. Daniel After our trek through Vietnam we […]

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Hanoi (7/18, 20, 23, 24)

July 24th, 2006 · No Comments

We loved Hanoi! It was easily our favorite city in all of Vietnam. The food was wonderful (finally those French/Vietnamese fusion restaurants we had been craving…oh, and we found the most amazing ice cream shop, Fanny’s), the sights were really interesting, and the shopping was phenomenal. For photos, click here. Kimberly We actually split our […]

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Sapa (7/21-22)

July 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

Read below to hear about our favorite place in all of Vietnam, the highlands of Sapa, with its rice terraces, markets, and ethnic hilltribes. For photos: click here. Kimberly We had heard that Sapa was amazing and would give us a peek into a completely different part of Vietnam, so we made a huge effort […]

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Ha Long Bay (7/19-20)

July 20th, 2006 · No Comments

Read below for our experience sailing, kayaking, and swimming through beautiful Ha Long Bay. For photos, click here. Daniel We had been looking forward to visiting Ha Long Bay ever since we saw photos in a Conde Naste Article on Vietnam…and the pictures were absolutely true to the real thing…it was spectacular! By far, Ha […]

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Hoi An and Hue (7/16-7/18)

July 18th, 2006 · No Comments

Yet another 30 minute flight north along the Vietnam coast brings us to the Town of Hoi An, where we spent the majority of our time at fittings in tailor shops. Later we enjoyed a 3 hour drive north to the former capital city of Hue, where we visited tombs and palaces, took a boat […]

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Nha Trang, Vietnam (7/13-7/15)

July 15th, 2006 · No Comments

Read below for our account of our three days at the Vietnamese beachside resort of Nha Trang. And for photos, click here. Daniel Welcome to Nha Trang, a beach side respite compared to the hustle and bustle of Saigon. After a short thirty minute flight from Ho Chi Minh, we arrived in the beach town […]

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Saigon & Mekong Delta, Vietnam (7/11-7/12)

July 12th, 2006 · No Comments

Good Morning Vietnam! Read below for our adventures during our first two days in the country in the South, and click HERE for our photos from the Mekong Delta and Saigon (a.k.a. Ho Chi Minh City). Kimberly We arrived to the country at the airport in Saigon and were greeted by our guide and driver […]

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia (7/09-7/10)

July 10th, 2006 · No Comments

After a quick thirty minute flight south from Siem Reap, we arrived in Phnom Penh for a quick stay. Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is a growing metropolis that sits along the Mekong River. Read below for our adventures, and view our photos by clicking here. Daniel After years of unrest and civil war, […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia (Angkor) (7/5-7/8)

July 8th, 2006 · No Comments

Hello from the amazing Khmer temples of Angkor! These temples are absolutely amazing! To think they were undiscovered until the 1860s, when French explorers stumbled upon them in the Cambodian jungleā€¦ Enjoy reading about our Cambodian adventure, and check out our photos of the temples of Angkor: click here. Kimberly We have spent the last […]

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