Phu Quoc, roadside

I’ve returned from my trip to Vietnam, but there are some photos from Phu Quoc that I promised to share. On a two-hour bike ride on Thursday, my last day on the island, I was impressed by the variety in the dwellings, ¬†businesses, and other buildings that you find roadside. Here are the photos in…

Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay is a group of islands of the Quan Ninh Province of northern Vietnam, about 110 miles easy of Hanoi. If you’re in the area, it’s considered a must see, even if only for a day trip. It’s a UNESCO world heritage site and has achieved a “wonders of the world” type of status.…

Ha Noi

After wandering 10 1/2 hours through a few central neighborhoods of Hanoi today, I’m spent. Here are my photos from Friday – New Years Day – in the Vietnamese capital, in the order in which they were taken. On Thursday afternoon I took a last bike ride through Phu Quoc, and plan to post those…

The year that was

Usually a year is just a year, but I’d like to give 2015 credit for being so – different – for me. I started off roaming the streets of frigid Montreal as I welcomed 2015 with my family. Days later I began service on the Plainfield Board of Education. April brought me to Cleveland to…