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Royal Dinner in Hue

January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

On the day that we toured all over Hue, we also booked to have a fixed course dinner at a local restaurant called yThao Garden. It was billed as a royal dinner and it lived up to its billing. The restaurant was an old colonial house that was beautiful restored and decorated. We sat outside […]

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Tags: hue · Travel · Vietnam

Hue Palace Tombs, Imperial City, River Tour

January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

One of the tours that we did in Hue after taking the chicken bus to get here was to go on an all day tour that took in the Palace Tombs (x3), the Imperial City, a monastery and a river boat tour to top it all off. The palace tombs are interesting buildings. Apparently each […]

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Tags: geotag · Post-trip · Vietnam

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