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Floating on the water

We awoke to silence and wondered for a second where we were. Then we remembered.  We were on the junk boat, Dragon’s Pearl I.  5:30AM.  Time to see sunrise in Ha Long Bay. As we cruised slowly through the waters, … Continue reading

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We spied trouble ahead and our ship had already left the port

Oh, how we wanted to take a cruise on Ha Long Bay!  We studied websites, avidly read recommendations, and considered prices before we dipped into out travel “slush fund” and booked a package deal through Hotel Serene in Hanoi. After … Continue reading

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