Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cruisin at 13



Because Maldives is expensive
And so is Bagan
While Japan requires a visa


So for our 13th month, we decided to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Ha Long Bay in Vietnam




It's not the cliffs themselves that make Ha Long Bay unique, but rather their sheer number. A huge bay dotted with nearly 2,000 mostly uninhabited limestone cliffs, both mystical and magnificent, an incredible feat of nature that almost never fails to impress. 
Yes, it really is that good.
- from The Lonely Planet





For many, a cruise on Ha Long Bay represents the pinnacle of ones visit in Vietnam. So we did just that by booking a room in Galaxy Premium Cruises 
Man, it was pricey but it's all worth it







    Postcard perfect. The breathtaking view at the exit of the Sung Sot Cave





















   The Fishing Village in Ha Long Bay, one of the most fascinating cultural features of the area





    About a thousand people live in boats and floating wooden houses. They have no home or land ownership






   Houses are set atop barges year round, the inhabitants catching and cultivating fish throughout. Sail away boy.






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    What is spelunking? The Sung Sot Cave (Grotte des surprises) is a real wonder too. It's huge and we were such camwhores that it took us more than an hour to complete the tour.  It felt like we were in the set of some movie.






   The Huc Bridge (Bridge of the Rising Sun) in  Hoan Kiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword), Hanoi.













   Feasted on Beef Pho






   And fresh spring rolls






   CHEERS!

6 comments:

  1. huwaw 13months na sila! ang sayaaaaa!!! tarush ang celebration infairness. congrats sa inyo :-)

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    1. ektweli mag 18 na ngayon ko lang post

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  2. Ayyy! What is the meaning of this?! Chowz.

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    1. Hahaha. Bien, when will I see you and your boy?! :)

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  3. you make me wanna visit vietnam soon. beautiful country, beautiful post.

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