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Perfume Pagoda & Ha Long Bay

I parted ways with Irit and made my way back to Hanoi where I took two trips; one to the Perfume Pagoda and another to Ha Long Bay. The Perfume Pagoda houses Buddhist temples in the mountains and can only be reached by taking an hour-long row-boat on the Yen River. The next day I […]

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DON’T look both ways before crossing the street!

Instead, close your eyes and just walk when crossing the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam. Yes, my friends warned me many times that the traffic in Vietnam is terrible and no one stops for pedestrians.  I was told (and I read) to just slowing start walking across the street (DO NOT RUN) and everything will be alright.  […]

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