Indochina – The Travel Journal Day 12 – 13

Day 12 – Sunday September 25th – Hoi An Today we are exploring Hoi An – and on the short drive to Hoi An our guide Wu shares with us some interesting facts about Da Nang and Hoi An. Da Nang is the third largest city in Vietnam in terms of urban population and one of the major port cities is the commercial…

Indochina – The Travel Journal Day 10-11

  Day 10: Friday September 23rd 2016 – Binh Than Island Todays morning tour was a visit to Binh Than Island, which we reached by cruising through the narrow channels of the Mekong Delta. The views along the river banks gave us a great view into the locals daily live on the Mekong and we could observe the…

Baked Eggs with Chorizo and Potatoes

I am pausing the Indochina travel posts for a quick summary of the past 3 months since we came back from our travels to Indochina and want to close out the year with some fun pictures and a great breakfast recipe. The biggest events in the past 3 months had to be Halloween considering the…

Indochina – The Travel Journal – Day 8-9

Day 8 – Wednesday September 21st : Phnom Penh – Jahan MehKong River Mike is looking forward to this day since we started this trip. Our guide drops us off at the River bank of the Mekong River to board the Jahan, our “home” for the next 4 days. We are very anxious on what…

Indochina – The Travel Journal Day 6-7

Day 6: Monday September 19th: Siem Reap: Wow, what a day it has been. September 19th is Mike and my wedding anniversary and the tour agency had planned a very special day for us. We got up at 4:00 a.m. to see the sunrise over Angkor Wat, one of the most preserved temples in the…

Indochina – The Travel Journal Day 4-5

Day 4: Bangkok – Siem Reap (Saturday September 17th) After a short flight from Bangkok we land in Siem Reap/Cambodia, and walk down the Tarmac to the actual airport building. Two thoughts immediately pop into my mind – wow this tarmac is really pretty, lined with pretty flowers and OMG I can’t breathe, I think…