VIETNAM: Phong Nha – Gradual Descent into Han Son Doong

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 14 Comments
VIETNAM: Phong Nha – Gradual Descent into Han Son Doong

My dream of exploring the world’s largest cave is soon to come true, after touring Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The lure of Han Son Doong is what drew me out of a dead-end job and a life of tedium. All of that is behind me now that I am fully immersed in my five-year mission […]

VIETNAM:SAPA – The Land of Rice & Ethnic Minorities

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 7 Comments
VIETNAM:SAPA – The Land of Rice & Ethnic Minorities

Sapa – Feb. 4th.-6th. I  came in on the overnight train from Hanoi at 6:00 am, and after an hour van ride arrived in Sapa, chilly and draped in fog and mist. It was nice to be out of the clamor of Hanoi, and to breathe some fresh country air. After a quick nap it […]

VIETNAM: Hanoi – Hanging out in Hanoi

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 16 Comments
VIETNAM: Hanoi – Hanging out in Hanoi

I flew into Hanoi with a damaged dental veneer and a host of annoying errands to take care of before I go to cave country in Phong Nha. Fortunately, I found a fantastic dentist and took care of that immediately. There was also plenty of time to see a little of the city and chew my […]