My Xmas/New Year holiday can best be described as “schizophrenic”. I went from warm, sunny weather in quiet, sleepy Luang Prabang to cool, mostly damp weather in noisy, frantic Hanoi. I had heard many stories of the traffic, in particular the motorbikes but nothing really prepares you for it the first time you see it, … More Hanoi, Vietnam ハノイ、ベトナム
I had a bit of a blast from the past recently. A childhood friend reconnected via Facebook and he posted this photo on his page. This is us on my brother’s wedding day in my 1969 Camaro convertible. Lord, how I miss that car! Four-speed manual, 350 cubic inch engine with 300 hp with a … More A long time ago… 昔々。。。
Let this be a lesson to you; always double check visa requirements before you head off on holidays (unless you’re from Singapore). I went to the airport knowing I needed a visa to enter Vietnam but what I didn’t know was that I needed to pre-apply for one. I figured it was like Cambodia, Laos, … More Luang Prabang, Laos ラオスノルアンプラバン
皆さん、本当に明けましておめでとうございます。新年が良い年でありますように。 I hope everyone has a great 2010. Happy New Year!