Fish traps, near Hoi An
Fish traps, near Hoi An
A lot of life is eating. In Vietnam, a lot of life is rice.
A lot of life is eating. In Vietnam, a lot of life is rice.
The Japanese covered bridge in Hoi An
The Japanese covered bridge in Hoi An
A fish net in Hoi An
A fish net in Hoi An
Everywhere, there were signs that people were gearing up for the Tet, the lunar new year. Here, an incense still life.
Everywhere, there were signs that people were gearing up for the Tet, the lunar new year. Here, an incense still life.
This little boat carrying offerings washed up at the edge of the river's main channel
This little boat carrying offerings washed up at the edge of the river's main channel
A fresh coat of paint for the Tet!
A fresh coat of paint for the Tet!
Vietnamese carry everything with bikes and motorcycles
Vietnamese carry everything with bikes and motorcycles
Out with the old, in with the new
Out with the old, in with the new
A child seat for a motorbike!
A child seat for a motorbike!
Like we said, motorcycles carry everything
Like we said, motorcycles carry everything
A quirky temple....
A quirky temple....
.... with a quirky hall of heroes.
.... with a quirky hall of heroes.
An all-too-common sight in Vietnam. A Red-Whiskered Bulbul in a cage is one thing, but often you see rare Laughingthrushes and other endangered species at "pet shops".
An all-too-common sight in Vietnam. A Red-Whiskered Bulbul in a cage is one thing, but often you see rare Laughingthrushes and other endangered species at "pet shops".
Dragon hedge at the Truc Lam Monastary, Dalat. Manu spent two days meditating here with the nuns. They make great tofu for lunch!
Dragon hedge at the Truc Lam Monastary, Dalat. Manu spent two days meditating here with the nuns. They make great tofu for lunch!
Red Crossbill, Dalat
Red Crossbill, Dalat
View over Dalat from the hills surrounding Paradise Lake.
View over Dalat from the hills surrounding Paradise Lake.
We ate every night at the same restaurant. Manu ate the same soup every night. The girls there taught us some basic Vietnamese.
We ate every night at the same restaurant. Manu ate the same soup every night. The girls there taught us some basic Vietnamese.
Manu's favorite meal in Dalat at Trong Dong Restaurant
Manu's favorite meal in Dalat at Trong Dong Restaurant
Hot pot with tofu, shrimp, squid and mushrooms. Wow!
Hot pot with tofu, shrimp, squid and mushrooms. Wow!
These were some very curious Buffalo. They really gave us a staring contest!
These were some very curious Buffalo. They really gave us a staring contest!
River crossing at Cat Tien
River crossing at Cat Tien
Green-Billed Malkoha, Cat Tien National Park
Green-Billed Malkoha, Cat Tien National Park
Huge Ficus tree roots were everywhere in Cat Tien National Park.
Huge Ficus tree roots were everywhere in Cat Tien National Park.
Greater Yellownape, Cat Tien National Park
Greater Yellownape, Cat Tien National Park
Female Banded Kingfisher, Cat Tien National Park
Female Banded Kingfisher, Cat Tien National Park
Path through the forest, Cat Tien
Path through the forest, Cat Tien
The Song Dong Nai River, Cat Tien National Park
The Song Dong Nai River, Cat Tien National Park
Coffee and biscuits after a five-hour hike. Amazing!
Coffee and biscuits after a five-hour hike. Amazing!
Our lovely host and his family at Green Hope. Fantastically nice people, even if they did think our long days in the forest were a bit odd :)
Our lovely host and his family at Green Hope. Fantastically nice people, even if they did think our long days in the forest were a bit odd :)
Thumbs up!
Thumbs up!
Honey production at the Green Hope Lodge
Honey production at the Green Hope Lodge
Manu with our hosts at the Green Hope, Cat Tien
Manu with our hosts at the Green Hope, Cat Tien
Purple Swamphen at Crocodile Lake
Purple Swamphen at Crocodile Lake
View over Crocodile Lake in Cat Tien
View over Crocodile Lake in Cat Tien
Female Banded Kingfisher enjoying a snack
Female Banded Kingfisher enjoying a snack
View over the grasslands in Cat Tien
View over the grasslands in Cat Tien
Manu learning to Digiscope with our guide Duyen at Cat Tien. Digiscoping is using the spotting scope to take pictures with a smartphone or digital camera.
Manu learning to Digiscope with our guide Duyen at Cat Tien. Digiscoping is using the spotting scope to take pictures with a smartphone or digital camera.
View through the scope at the Kingfisher
View through the scope at the Kingfisher
Out for a morning bike ride, Cat Tien
Out for a morning bike ride, Cat Tien
Rice, mushrooms and tofu!
Rice, mushrooms and tofu!
Fresh fish at a roadside restaurant. Crazy selection but not cheap.
Fresh fish at a roadside restaurant. Crazy selection but not cheap.
Oriental Pied Hornbill flying over the Song Dong Noi River, Cat Tien National Park
Oriental Pied Hornbill flying over the Song Dong Noi River, Cat Tien National Park