so i spent the 13th-17th in vietnam, and 3 days of it in halong bay, the rest in hanoi. here are 11 pics from the trip, i'll do my best to not turn this into a 100 image thread a back alley in hanoi the view out my hotel window looking out the cafe window, handheld pan tommy diving off the top of our junk in halong bay halong bay, 7am or so . . . sun rises at 5:20 there overlooking junks near the "surprising grotto" inside one of the caverns of the "surprising grotto" bicycles in a rice patty morning sky .....more of that morning sky a bit contrived looking . . . but i didn't arrange it, someone else must have.