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Working on getting over pneumonia

Friday, January 30, 2015      11 comments

Yeah, this is a drawn out process - best antibiotic is an IV drip, which takes forever. But Vietnam continues to delight and intrigue us, so despite my forced regimen of med center/hotel/med center, it isn't as horrible as you might think. ... Read more

Published story - more fashion!

Thursday, January 29, 2015      5 comments

Another fashion blog - just so you know what to wear when you visit Malaysia. (We REALLY liked Malaysia!)
at-to-wear-in-malaysia/ Just a note, these aren't my photos, she just used my narr... Read more

Couples Are Like Chopsticks

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

At least, that's a Vietnamese proverb: "Wife and husband are as inseparable as a pair of chopsticks." The need to work together, right? Can't pick up anything with just one chopstick! I had a wonderful visit to the Vietnamese Women's... Read more

A Mango Emergency

Monday, January 26, 2015      17 comments

Yeah, not the kind of emergency where I needed a mango. No, I'm horribly allergic to mangoes. Anaphylactic shock and all that. Not good. It took us two different hospitals and several taxi rides, as well as 4 hours in the ER, but thi... Read more


Sunday, January 25, 2015      5 comments

We've been in Hanoi for a few days, have seen either a real or fake or practice wedding as well as a few temples, walked around a lake twice, wandered the night market, and enjoyed the charm of this lovely old city. rollingluggagers... Read more

Hué, the old capital

Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

Had a wonderful three days in Hué, including a visit to the Imperial Palace and Forbidden City, a cruise on the Perfume River in a dragon boat, and walking around another bridge designed by Gustav Eiffel and company. rollingluggager... Read more

A Fire-Breathing Dragon!

Monday, January 19, 2015      9 comments

Here's the full story on our Dragon Bridge, complete with his history, how he was built, and photos (from a distance) of him breathing fire!!!!!! Major excitement! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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A wedding, a museum, a bodhisattva

Sunday, January 18, 2015      6 comments

Finished our time in Danang - had an interesting museum visit, bumped into a wedding, and found another temple with wonderful statues. rollingluggagers.blogspo
-bank.html And my favorit... Read more

Danang, Halfway Up/Down the Vietnam Coast

Thursday, January 15, 2015      7 comments

We're having a great time exploring this smallish city, which is located on the Han River. Interesting history, lovely museums, amazing bridges, and friendly people! This place is full of color and culture, and we're having fun walking everywh... Read more

Our visit to Nha Trang, Vietnam

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

Had a great time in Nha Trang, though it was too cold to swim. But a beautiful town right on the beach. We're now in Danang, and busy exploring this small city with technicolor bridges. I need to blog about all of that, but here's the Nha... Read more

Train trip from Saigon to Nha Trang

Saturday, January 10, 2015      9 comments

Finally got the blog written - I took close to 3000 photos on the 7 hour train trip, so had a WHOLE lotta culling and editing to do! In between exploring a new town, seeing what's exciting and interesting, walking the beach, getting in my steps... Read more

The Eiffel Bridge in Saigon

Monday, January 05, 2015      9 comments

We got in a good walk going over to the Eiffel Bridge, walking across it, and walking back. Met some interesting people, watched some people fishing, and saw a few brides and grooms posing for photos, both on and off the bridge. ro... Read more

I'm ready for Sports Illustrated, swimsuit edition

Friday, January 02, 2015      15 comments

DH doesn't often take a good photo of me, but this one is a keeper. ... Read more

New Year's Eve Fireworks, Vietnam style

Thursday, January 01, 2015      7 comments

We had a crazy time climbing over a mass of motor scooters to get to the river, where we watched New Year's Eve fireworks in Saigon. And, following the new trend, the fireworks were shot off the top of a building, so it did that exploding... Read more

A MOST Adventurous Morning Walk

Saturday, December 27, 2014      12 comments

Two days in a row I had adventures while walking the beach. One day I was battling the sea to get great photos of our dad's hat on some sea stacks, and trying to talk to a Russian rock climber. All while I didn't have my shorts on. The ne... Read more

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