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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

Pictures and Post Updates

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

I have started to add pictures and some additional blogs and I am back dating them so they fit into the correct timeline. To find out what the latest picture and blog posts are, please visit http://www.giraud.com. The latest updates will be just after the main picture. It would be really handy if somebody could […]

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More on Bangkok

June 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Bangkok is a huge city with horrendous traffic. Its a good example of what happens when there isn’t a great deal of urban planning along with little or no pollution controls. Here’s a typical example of Bangkok’s idea of urban planning. This picture was taken from the Skytrain platform on the main street in Bangkok. […]

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One night in Bangkok…

June 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Well it has actually been three nights in Bangkok, and my senses are on overload.  It is nothing and everything I expected it to be.  A city of about 10 million people, traffic everywhere, winding streets with tiny off shoots where one can find just about anything.  Street vendors plying their wares, and the constant […]

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Tags: Bangkok · Blogroll · Photos · Thailand · Travel