The third city on our trip was Hoi An—a beach town in the middle of Vietnam, about halfway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Like Ha Long Bay, Hoi An is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During our two days in Hoi An, we explored the ancient town, relaxed on the beach, took part in a local cooking class, went on a bike ride through the countryside, and even rode water buffalo!
The next stop on my journey through Asia with my mom was Ha Long Bay—a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s roughly 135 miles from Hanoi. Ha Long Bay is a world renowned geological area, featuring thousands of limestone karsts and isles. As you can see from some of my pictures below, it is quite remarkable.
The beginning of my trip with my mom (Mich) began in Hanoi, Vietnam. Aside from the unusual, cold weather and the bed bugs in the first hostel I stayed at, Hanoi was a great city to visit. Hanoi is a bustling city in Northern Vietnam. Everywhere you look there are different shops, cafes, restaurants, and motorbikes.
Hello there! Remember me? You probably don’t since I’ve been gone for so long. I thought I would get back into blogging right when I got back from my two-month vacation, but I ended up being much busier than I expected this past month in Chongqing. I’ve put off blogging for so long that I am actually a little overwhelmed with all the stuff I have to tell you about.