Tag Archives: Vietnam

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

7 Months in Asia

As we board the flight to Perth we have realised that it is just over 7 months travel in Asia that has just been completed. To commemorate this here is some Top 7 lists of our incredible journey so far. (n.b Each item has a link to that post!)   Written by John AND Karen! […]

Vietnam Retro: Crossing the Road

Found this video on my phone and decided to post it as a retrospective post about Vietnam. Crossing the road in any Asian country is tough but in Vietnam it is almost impossible. The amount of bikes of various size and horsepower competes for every inch of laneway and traffic lights are not something that […]

Vietnam Highlights

Well it’s that time again. Another country complete so time for some more highlights. Starting with some video evidence…    

Among the H’mong!

We had 4 hours between returning from Halong Bay to our pickup for Sapa. Our first task was to change bags, or more accurately the contents of our small bags. Wet swimming and kayaking gear was replaced with fleeces and Kagools for the anticipated harsher highland climate. After some dinner nearby and grabbing some drinks […]

Halong, Halong..must we sing this song!

Just as we were eating an early breakfast in the hotel we were informed we were being’upgraded’ to the Calypso Cruiser on Halong bay. Result! Karen then had a little panic, the new boat was a 4 star boat, would that mean people would dress for dinner? A quick reassessment of the overnight bag was […]