Beijing and the Great Wall, album created on April 10, 2017
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In the north of Vietnam, album created on July 21, 2016
It was my second time traveling first to Hanoi and to the Halong Bay, then my first time to Sa Pa and Vietnamese highest point the Fansipan peak. As we walked along the street in Hanoi, we found that many local people start talking to us. It is a cultural norm there to make conversation with strangers. They might ask you where we're from and other general questions. It took a while to get used to such overt friendliness. Then we went to Halong starting a three day tour with the cruising boat,…
Return to Bali the island of demons, album created on December 15, 2015
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Luang Prabang and the north of Laos, album created on January 8, 2010
After all my previous visits to Laos in the last 16 years this excursion to the north and north-east of Laos was one of my most exciting tours in this fascinating country. The destination Phongsali is so much beside the main routes that its better to be reach from Yunnan/China than from the south part of Laos; we did it coming from Oudom Xai 232 km to Phongsali with the speed of 15 - 20 km per hour. The way back was a boat ride on the Ou river 7 hours from Hat Sa to Muang Khua. An important sid…