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Long Set Beach

This perfect white sand beach was over two kilometres long. It’s a little walk from the main tourist beach, so much less frequented. On the day Manja and…

Exploring Near Home

We rented a scooter and toured ourselves around the winding mountain roads outside of Sa Pa. We stopped for fuel at a little store where fuel was sold…

Sa Pa Mountain Guide

In Northern Vietnam lies the beautiful mountain town of Sa Pa (aka. Sapa). The surrounding mountains are filled with small villages and tiny settlements where farmers use terraces…

A Very Busy Hạ Long Bay

We climbed to the summit of one of the steep little limestone islands that are scattered throughout Hạ Long Bay to shoot this photo. Toourism is strong in…

Tending the Rice Fields

The work in the rice fields doesn’t end just because it’s pouring rain. Location: Somewhere in Vietnam

Fishing at Tam Cốc

Tam Cốc, which is Vietnamese for three caves, is a popular tourist destination. The Ngô Đống is a little river that flows through the marshlands and is surrounded…

Flags at Hoa Lư

It seems that the capital city of Vietnam has changed several times. These colourful flags decorate the grounds at Hoa Lư, which was the Vietnamese capital in the…

Staircase at the Tomb of Khải Định

The staircase leading to the Tomb of Khải Định features four massive dragons carved out of stone to form the bannisters. Location: Near the ancient city of Hue,…

Ancient Gate to the Imperial City

A large citadel and moat surround the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam. This is the former capital of Vietnam and includes an ancient fortified palace, the Purple Forbidden…

Floating Market in the Mekong Delta

Floating markets are quite common in SE Asia. The women often load up their boats with fruits and vegetables that they’ve grown, and head out onto the river…

Cooling Off

It was a blazing hot day and we were sitting at a little restaurant when this ox came running out of the field and plunged into this cool…

On Guard

More stone carvings from an Angkor Wat complex.

Polished Stone Carving

The stone carvings at Angkor Wat are simply incredible and took many years of skilled carvers to complete. This carving has been touched by millions of hands because…

Eight Armed Vishnu

Vishnu, the popular Hindu deity, usually has four arms, but here in a small room to the right of the main entrance of Angkor Wat, this eight armed…

Sunset over the Temples of Bagan

Our day began with an early morning bike ride out to the Bagan Archaeological Area was with the intent of finding a remote pagoda to climb to the…

Burmese Fields

This Burmese farmer was ploughing his fields in the blazing heat of the day. He stopped to take a break while we were there taking photos, and he…