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September 5 - Hue-tastic!

Christi arrived in Hue in time for Vietnam's Independence Day. She explored the city's Citadel - well, what's left of it, and then wandered about the city to see what she could find.




Small alleys are what make traveling so much fun.




The entrance to the Citadel - will there be splendors like those around the Mediterranean?




It was Independence Day, so entrance for locals was free - as you can see, people were excited about that. This is a country of motorbikes.




The tallest flagpole in Vietnam. I think the star should be replaced with a motorbike.




Umm, guys... where is the Citadel? I think it was supposed to be here... right?




High-powered business executive.




I found the gate to the Secret Garden!




We found a festival by the river - fun! Spring rolls, mango salad with dried beef, and rice-cakes.




Travelers enjoying the celebrations. The bridge reminds me of the Gwangan Bridge in Busan, South Korea - changed colors all night.




I decided to head over to the local market to find lunch - maybe I didn't pick the best time of day...


Strolling through the market, I found a dessert lady. Those purple things are pretty tasty, though they look - interesting.




Random head - you're being watched.




An old city gate.




"Cyclo? One hour. Cheap price. Hello, cyclo!"




I love trains.




It seems like everywhere in Vietnam is defined by a river and boat-activity.



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2011

2011


January (South Korea)
  • 2: Grocery Shopping
  • 23: Eating Live Octopus

    February (South Korea)
  • 28: Collage of Kimchi Cat

    March (Christi in Thailand)
  • 9: Christi in Thailand (Koh Tao)
  • 13: More of Koh Tao
  • 25: Snacks in Thailand
  • 27: Lots of Rain, Lots of Rain
  • 31: Rescue Off of Koh Tao

    April (Christi in Cambodia)
  • 3: Siem Reap
  • 4: Day 1 Angkor Wat
  • 5: Day 2 Angkor Wat
  • 6: Day 3 Angkor Wat
  • 11: Battambang
  • 13: Phnom Penh & Killing Fields
  • 14: More of Phnom Penh
  • 16: Still in Phnom Penh
  • 19: Last Day in Phnom Penh
  • 30: South Coast of Cambodia

    May (Christi in Thailand)
  • 17: Chillin' in Trat, Thailand
  • 29: A Thai Island

    June (Christi in Thailand)
  • 24: Elephant Sanctuary
  • 25: Erawan Waterfalls
  • 26: Elephant Feeding Time
  • 27: More Elephants
  • 28: Memorial in Kanchanaburi

    July (Christi in Burma)
  • 27: An Incredible Month in Myanmar

    August (Christi in Cambodia & Vietnam)
  • 22: Back Through Cambodia
  • 24: Good Morning, Vietnam!
  • 27: Call Me Miss Saigon
  • 31: Hoi An - History, Beaches and FOOD!

    September (Christi in Vietnam, Tauru in Winslow)
  • 5: Hue-tastic!
  • 7: Labor Day at Winslow Wall
  • 21: Christi Comes Home

    October (Tempe, Arizona)
  • 16: Vietnam, The Rest

    November (Tempe, Arizona)
  • 14: Good Times with Friends

    December (Argentina)
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