Ha Long Bay: The Mysteries of the Limestone Isles

One of the first days I after I arrived in Vietnam I knew one of the destinations that was high on my list was Ha Long Bay. It was my highlight of Vietnam and one of the most beautiful places I have ever had the chance to visit. The bay is made up of hundred [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Halong Bay, Travel Tips, Vietnam|0 Comments

Lonely Island

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-mvkZBkt/A Halong Bay in Vietnam is home to hundreds of limestone islands that stick out of the ocean. This one in particular is called the lonely island as it sits far from the rest of the clustered inlets that scatter the area. It is a wonderful site to visit, as your boat passes by hundred [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Halong Bay, Vietnam|0 Comments

Cycling through Hoi An

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-qNv8sFL/A The sun was just starting to set over the lovely town of Hoi An after a long walk around exploring the area. There was a wonderful light with some great reflections on the river. A local was cycling over the bridge with some shopping in her basket, she was wearing the iconic Vietnamese non [...]

By | June 5th, 2015|Hoi An, Vietnam|0 Comments

Mama Buffalo

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-h6JmL5V/A While out cycling around Hoi An I spotted these water buffalo grazing. I assume the big one was the mother, there were 2 smaller buffalo's running and sliding around in the tall grass.

By | December 29th, 2014|Animals, Hoi An, Vietnam|0 Comments

City Island Paradise

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-rxTWn7C/A I came across this small lake and island right in the city of Hanoi in Vietnam. Congested buildings surround the entire lake and there are busy cars and motorbikes whizzing past. But as soon as you approach the lake all the noise fades out and you forget that you are in a city as [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Hanoi, Vietnam|0 Comments

Da Nang Sunset

https://shutterdiscovery.smugmug.com/Portfolio/i-vc3wSwW/A There was a wonderful sunset dropping over the city of Da Nang in Vietnam. This lone fishing boat was near the river bank and produced some great reflections on the water as the setting sun yellowed over the mountains in the distance.

By | December 14th, 2014|Da Nang, Vietnam|1 Comment