Cat Ba Island

Escape from Cat Ba

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I woke up before dawn, unaware that the day would bring definitive moments to my life as a solo traveler. A few of us had decided to leave Cat Ba early to spend a little more time in Hanoi and I had opted to do the journey on my own. I took a walk along […]

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Photo Essay: Sailing Halong Bay in Black and White

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The weather in Southeast Asia has been clear skies and only short bursts of rain until the day we reach a persistently gloomy Halong Bay. As we descend the precarious steps to our junk boat, we know we will not be seeing the sparkling bay we had envisioned, but we are eager to embrace serenity […]

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