Descending Dragon Bay

Ha Long means “descending dragon” because there is a Vienamese myth that a dragon mom and her babies came down to earth and made huge rock karsts (like mountains) in the sea to protect Vietnam from intruders. We visited Ha Long Bay on a small ship and cruised through the islands. During our visit, we … Continue reading Descending Dragon Bay

Hue too Rainy

On recommendation from several people, we took an unscheduled side trip to the town of Hue (Pronounced “Whey”).  We had two open nights on our itinerary and heard there were some nice sites, a beautiful train journey to get there and some history related to the Vietnam War.  We agree the train journey was beautiful … Continue reading Hue too Rainy