My brother, his girlfriend, their mate Dan and I have spent a lovely overnight cruise on the calm waters of the magnificent heritage listed Ha Long Bay and after an equally lovely breakfast it is time for our Junk boat to return us to the solid ground of Bai Chay where I am reunited with my passport (insert sigh of relief here).
This morning started in a fairly typical way; I woke up, showered, ate breakfast and met up with the others. Today is 17 September and I was completely oblivious to the day’s events that lay ahead. Had I realised what was in store for me today I would never have got out of bed. Continue reading
16 September and we are up at 3:00am today (yawn) for our 6:45 am Air Asia flight from Bangkok’s impressive Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hanoi, arriving at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport to begin our Vietnam journey. Continue reading
Its September and I am two months into an extended break from full time work. My last day at work was July, the day before my birthday. My first real day of my extended break was my birthday (happy birthday to me I guess).
The length of my break is undetermined and it might depend on my finances because this extended break is completely self-funded. A mental health day just wasn’t going to cut it, I wanted a proper break. Continue reading