Month: April 2018

Ho Chi Minh City in June

So round mid June, i do a visa run to Hong Kong and back to Hanoi and then ride the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city as i blogged before. I want to take at least three side trips before leaving for Cambodia in September. I’ve booked a trip to Con Dao already…

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Rainy Day in Hanoi

I hung around Starbucks until almost noon over coffee and a blueberry muffin. It was raining and seemed like it would not stop just for me and my desire to walk another direction and take some photographs. But the FujiFilm camera does okay in the rain and clothing and old retired body is fine so…

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Dinners in Hanoi

Since I’ve settled into life kinda sorta in Hanoi, I also have something of a routine for eating. I normally do two things around food each day. Late Breakfast. Around 11am or so I stumble to Joma Bakery, Mint Cafe, or Starbucks or a few other places. I have a piece of pastry and a…

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Conversations are Places

Today I went to the Starbucks here for some coffee and a croissant. I like to sit and read on my phone even though they only give an hour of internet for each thing you buy. I have a good cell phone provider so I don’t mind crunching up some cell data. I will need…

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Does your camera offer fun?

I imagine from the Nikon’s and Sony’s and the other cameras around Hanoi that photography is an important thing. People invest money in lens and bags and camera bodies. Then they invest more in time in learning how they all work. I watched a guy today overloaded with camera gear as his wife wanted another…

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