Tag Archives: Ha Long Bay

Travel Story: A Trip to Ha Noi and Ha Long Bay

Having lived in Vietnam for over three years, I still have yet to visit the country’s capital.  Luckily, Benz, a friend whose opinion I value shared her travel story. Here’s her story. Travel Date:  Jan 29-Feb 3, 2013 Seems long … Continue reading

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New 7 Wonders of Nature

I’m sure this news is old news but I just gotta write it down here.  Ha Long Bay of Vietnam and Palawan Underground River of Philippines made it to the provisional New 7 Wonders!  The inauguration will be on early 2012. … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay Carnival

Ha Long Bay is currently number 2 (trailing behind South Korea’s Jeju Island) in vying for one of the 7 positions in the New 7 Wonders list.  The poll will end on November 11. This year, to increase people’s awareness … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay Tragedy

This was a really sad news yesterday. 12 passengers of the 27 on board were killed when the boat sank in Ha Long Bay at 5 am on February 18.  It carried a lot of foreigners.  And preliminary investigation shows … Continue reading

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