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Southeast Asia Travel News

The Southeast Asia Travel Specialists Since 1999

Today we’ll mostly be posting boat photos! The spectacular limestone scenery of Vietnam’s Ninh Binh Province, which certainly lives up to its name ‘Halong in the paddy-fields’, is…..well spectacular, but unluckily the weather was a bit overcast on the day we visited so our photos conspicuously fail to do justice to the landscapes. With our somewhat limited photographic capabilities, (we’ll…

This year’s Lausanne Alpine Club’s, (Club Alpin Suisse, Lausanne), Southeast Asia tour took the form of a Vietnam odyssey from Hanoi to Saigon including side trips to UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay plus the spectacular Sapa hill station in the far north. Some great images here of the colourful Bac Ha Sunday Market and its equally colourful Flower Hmong clientele…

A ‘truly spectacular combination of rocks and water’, the awesome Halong Bay is one of S. E. Asia’s most dramatic and iconic landscapes.  An inlet of the South China Sea situated just off the coast of far North-Eastern Vietnam -nearly 2,000 islands and rocky outcrops fill the bay’s waters with a range of dramatic karst scenery; – sheer limestone cliffs, stalactites, caves, jungle-topped…