Which way to Halong Bay?
Posted on July 17, 2012 5 Comments
Getting to Halong Bay wasn’t cheap, or convenient, but it was one my favorite excursions! It involved a lovely four hour van ride (ok, so it wasn’t that lovely), and included a 30 minute rest stop at what my friend Jenn dubbed it the “Warehouse Of Vietnamese Tchotchkes.” The WOVT also included various packaged snack […]
Hoa Lo Prison, Hanoi
Posted on July 16, 2012 8 Comments
A big part of understanding another culture is learning about its history. One of the must see historical sights in Hanoi is the Hoa Lo Prison, referred to as the Hanoi Hilton by American prisoners of war (POWs) during World War II.