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Perfume Pagoda Tour

December 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

I have posted a gallery on our tour to the Perfume Pagoda outside of Hanoi, Vietnam. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=76403; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;}  Getting there is half the fun, 2h of bus from hell, followed by an hour in a boat with a very small Vietnamese woman rowing a large iron rowboat (forward not backwards like […]

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Tags: Hanoi · Travel · Vietnam

Hanoi City Tour Photos

December 13th, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve added a gallery from July 3 of a tour of Hanoi City (mostly in the rain as it turns out). The Ho Chi Minh Tomb is incredible but you are not allowed cameras so I was only able to get shots was we walked by to get into the queue. Here’s the gallery: {wp-gallery-remote: […]

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Tags: Hanoi · Photos · Travel · Vietnam

Photo Gallery of Hanoi Posted

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments

I have posted a gallery of pictures from our first day in Hanoi. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=2702; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;}  It goes along with this blog. Please note that the GPS tags on the pictures are not accurate and most the pictures should be located near the island in the lake not in the surrounding area.

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Tags: Cambodia · Hanoi · Photos · Vietnam

Reflections on passing 40 among other things

July 5th, 2007 · No Comments

On my birthday I thought I would do a small brain download on a number of firsts I managed to accomplish in the past year.  I am thrilled to report that I actually managed a squat toilet on the last day of my 40th year.  Perhaps not a big deal to many of you, but […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Hanoi · Travel · Vietnam

On Sharon’s Birthday and the Perfume Pagoda

July 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

 Since it is Sharon’s birthday, I thought I would read her blogs and make a few corrections to reflect the actual reality rather than Sharon’s somewhat skewed version of events. Look for sections that have been crossed out. Where I have added something, I have put it in bold. Today (at least where we are, […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Hanoi · Togetherness · Travel · Vietnam