Monthly Archives: February 2016

Celebration dinner @ Cousins

Today Ritsu finished her 200 hour, 10 week, 2000 USD Yoga Teacher Training Course. And to celebrate this occasion we went out and enjoyed the balmy evening sitting outside at Cousins and had very nice food again. This time I … Continue reading

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Here comes the Sun!

Morning Sun Evening Sun Papa & Son

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Kabel Salat!

So, for the past 5 days the good line-men from not only the internet company, but all telecom, TV, power and whatnot have descended upon our street and tore apart the cable-chaos and then slowly rebuild it from scratch I … Continue reading

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By the “beach”

For some reason, the water levels in the smaller, West-Lake-adjacent lakes / inlets (not sure what to call them) are regulated from time to time, not sure if that has to do with the fishery aspects of those lakes or … Continue reading

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Tay Ho Street Art

It appears we have our own local Banksy in the neighborhood, adorning signs with this cute, sad bear.

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Another Phở Place

We are very happy that Julius seems to be warming up to the whole noodle soup idea (well, he already is a big fan of ramen, but Vietnamese dishes like pho and bún chả so far have not really excited … Continue reading

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Gym Rat

I guess I can thank the current internet pause for Julius’ willingness to join me at the gym this morning.

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We might be offline for a while …

I know that ‘complaining about the internet connection’ is somewhat of a recurring theme on this blog. But this time it is slightly different. I think this is the first time we actually get a heads up about an impending … Continue reading

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More doggy

Some leash action this time (and apparently we are NOT at 30˚C anymore)

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Sunset

Another one …

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Something smells fishy …

On our daily walks we have noticed a strange smell and then the sighting of more and more dead fish, all of the same kind / similar size. Some theories around that are of course pollution based, but also the … Continue reading

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Return to the dentist

One of J’s very few tiny fillings (in one of his remaining baby teeth) came out and we went to the dentist to have this taken care of. The ladies at Sakura were once again all over him, literally and … Continue reading

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Pajama everywhere

I just love how it is totally normal in Vietnam to go out in your PJs 😀

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Happy Valentine’s ’16

Our Valentine’s was a bit different this year: Thanks to the Tet holidays, V’Day snuck up on us and most of the usual restaurants who did not get around to prepare a fancy set course. The few offers I saw … Continue reading

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And we are back at 30˚C

What a meteorological roller coaster ride! I am not complaining that we had such wonderful weather for the holiday week. But the spikes are getting a bit extreme … Perfect weather to grill a lobster, Hanoi street style: This gentleman … Continue reading

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