Category Archives: Vietnam

Flickr Update: Hanoi to Luang Nam Tha

We finally have internet good enough to upload more pictures.  Here are some our Flickr  links if you want to see more of what we have been seeing. Vietnam –Hanoi –Cat Ba Island/Halong Bay Laos –Luang Prabang –Muang Ngoi/Trek to … Continue reading

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Hanoi Part II

 After a four hour bus ride back to Hanoi from Halong Bay we were kicked out at a random location about a kilometer away from our hotel. We were a bit confused because the driver asked for the name of … Continue reading

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Free Falling

John leaned back and looked down to see the consequences that lay 20 feet below. Feeling exhausted, he reached for the next hold. All of a sudden he slipped and started falling, no rope to stop him. All Erin could … Continue reading

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I Do It Myself

John’s grandma, Edna Williams, tells a story of a time when John was four years old and attempting to walk up the stairs wearing a pair of swimming fins. Grandma noticed this wasn’t going so well for her grandson and … Continue reading

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Hanoi Part I

We arrived in Hanoi around 10am after a 17 hour train ride from Hoi An. The train was a great way to see the countryside, weaving in and out of the coast line in the afternoon and in the morning … Continue reading

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The home of the white rose, fried wontons, cao lau, 500 tailors, and Chau

When we told Erin’s parents in September 2007 about our plans to travel, Erin’s dad, Ed, could not have been more excited. He wanted to know where we might be going and told us if we needed any help researching … Continue reading

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Dalat

We really enjoyed the three days spent in Dalat, the French Alps-like town of Vietnam. The slower pace of the town, the fresh mountain air, the cooler temperatures, and the chance to enjoy nature made us consider staying even longer, … Continue reading

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