S: Vietnam 2014
BC: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
FC: Vietnam | February 10-23, 2014
1: The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. Saint Augustine
6: Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca | Ha Long Bay
7: And Fishing Village
8: Hand Crafts Lacquer work, puppets, pearls, embroidery
10: Cu Chi Tunnels | Hai Van Pass was used by both the French and American armies as a lookout post. Now a temple overlooks the remnants of both.
11: Built by the French in 1896 Known to American prisoners of war as the "Hanoi Hilton" | Hoa Lo Prison
13: Buddhist temples, pagodas in Vietnamese parlance, Confucian and Taoist temples, and ancestral shrines abound. The temple in the top frame is Tu Heiu Pagoda, home temple of Thich Nhat Hanh.
14: The Royal Tombs at Hue
15: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu
16: The statues of Quan Am and the Buddha are carved into the walls of caves at Marble Mountain.
17: Hoi An
18: Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh
19: In the Mekong Delta
20: Ho Chi Minh City
21: Sunday afternoon | in the park
22: A room in the War Remembrance Museum in Ho Chi Minh City was dedicated to peace posters made by school children. | For a Peaceful World | We Need a Peaceful Sky | Let's Shine a Peaceful Light in the World | There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. Mahatma Gandhi
23: Sandy loved the flowers
24: Our Guides | Tai Chi, our guide on Ha Long Bay | Guides show the way; we ourselves must walk the path. Buddha
25: Lam, our guide in Ho Chi Minh City | Ming, our guide in Hue and Hoi An