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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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Tags: Vietnam