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On this blog you can read (if you can decipher my use of the English language, spelling inconsistencies, typing unpredictability and all around lack of proofreading) about my adventures to, from and throughout Vietnam, as well as seeing photos and videos of people and places I visit along the way.
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Monthly Archives: April 2014
The Goreme Open Air Museum was billed as the historical highlight of Goreme. A vast collection of rock-cut churches decorated with magnificent frescoes (felt a little fake and touristy to us). After seeing all we saw yesterday this was not … Continue reading
We were picked up at 5:00 and transported to the Royal Balloon company headquarters. After checking in and having breakfast we were informed we would need to wait due to the wind levels. After an hour of waiting the head … Continue reading
We left Bedrock (Maggie – Bedrock is Fred Flintstones home town), with our faulty GPS, a tourist map with big pictures and few actual roads and another map that was completely out of proportion to explore Cappadocia. Due to our … Continue reading
After finishing my last beer around 12:30 last night, the alarm went off a few short hours later at 4:30. We were on our way to the middle of turkey, a region known as Cappadocia and the airport at Kayseri, … Continue reading
Video of our last dinner in Istanbul.