Halong Bay, Part 2

When I got up today at SCST (my new acronym for Soul-Crushing Six Thirty) the view was definitely clearer. It was still misty and overcast, but you could see further along in the distance. When you can actually see what's around you, the landscape is magnificent: we sailed all morning and as far as the… Continue reading Halong Bay, Part 2

Halong Bay, Part 1

I woke up at a soul-crushing 6:30 today to be picked up for my Halong Bay cruise!Halong Bay is this amazing site with all the limestone rocks jutting out of the water that you've probably seen a million times in magazines or movies. It's 180 km from Hanoi, which in Vietnam takes at least four… Continue reading Halong Bay, Part 1