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My Impression of Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It is in the Northern part of Vietnam and is the seat of power of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam after the withdrawal of the American soldiers. Hanoi (Ha Noi 河內) is so called … Continue reading

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Memories of Mother

Mother lived through a difficult period of the Japanese Occupation. Young girls of her time must get married to avoid being harassed by the Japanese soldiers. It was a blind marriage without courtship. All she was shown was a picture … Continue reading

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We are thankful that our mother

We are thankful that our mother nurtured us and raised us to be responsible children believed that education is important, even she had not been to school herself told us to focus on study and asked us to study hard … Continue reading

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My impression of Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay is UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bay has some 1,600 islets with limestone karsts, some huge and many small ones rising above green and calm waters. Legend has it that a descending dragon (Ha Long) created these islets … Continue reading

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My impression of Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa town is in Lao Cai Province of Northern Vietnam. To reach this town from Hanoi city, you can take the roads using the highways or you can take the overnight train. We ride in a car and we set … Continue reading

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Trip to Hanoi 2017

Last year in January, my family visited Ho Chi Minh City. HCMC sits at the south of Vietnam. It was such a culture shock visiting Vietnam for the first time. The impression then was the deepest. We did not know … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a break

of about 2 weeks.

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