From Imperial Gardens to Lantern-Lit Alleys

Hue, Town of Emperors Hue, the old capital city of imperial southern Vietnam, was reached in the early evening after a one hour flight from Hanoi. The first stop was dinner, had at the Royal Park, where extra attention had been paid to the decorations of the serving plates: peacocks, roosters, flowers and even the … Continue reading From Imperial Gardens to Lantern-Lit Alleys

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Exploring the North: Villages, Skyscrapers, and a Couple Embalmed Dudes

A bus ride through Saigon morning traffic and a two hour flight on Vietnam Airlines was all it took to be transported ovet 1000 km to the capital city, Hanoi, and a whole different Vietnam. The weather cooled by 15 degrees and the overall atmosphere turned more conservative and at the same time more modern, … Continue reading Exploring the North: Villages, Skyscrapers, and a Couple Embalmed Dudes