Monthly Archives: September 2016

Walk nearly cancelled by rain

This morning, when it was time to get out and walk, I could hear the rain pouring. But I went up to the top floor to check the weather and saw this: Sun in the East, rainy clouds in the … Continue reading

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Lake cyclists

We see those cyclists pretty much every morning on our walk. Sitting there, having a smoke and drinking tea. All of them having very fancy bicycles and matching outfits. We just never really see them cycling 😉

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Meanwhile … Ritsu talking about sex on TV, again ;)

Here is the full clip

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Trip Week

Like in the last 2 years, this last week of September is trip week at school, all classes from grade 4 up are doing a multi night field trip, this is the only time of the year that I will … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ritsu!

This very sweet picture is actually from last Saturday. I had informed our hotel in Hue that this trip is to celebrate Ritsu’s upcoming birthday, and not only did they give us a room upgrade, but they also had this … Continue reading

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Some last Bánh Bèo

Thanks to the late departure of our return flight we had one more chance of dining at Hanh, and I totally gorged on more Bánh Bèo.

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More Huế sightseeing

Around Huế there are many more interesting sites to visit, most notably tombs of emperor’s passed. There are different ways of exploring those, join a bus group, take a river tour, but with our limited time frame we simply asked … Continue reading

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Lovely Dinner

As part of that cool residents-only special weekend package that Ritsu scored for us, we had a very nice Vietnamese set dinner. We got to pick from 2 different menus in advance and they were great in accommodating our allergy … Continue reading

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Huế: The Imperial City

This seems to be on top of the to-list for everyone visiting Huế, visiting the leftovers of the once glorious Imperial City, which housed the forbidden ‘purple’ city, which housed the Imperial palace. After several wars, not much is left … Continue reading

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Abandoned Park

On our way to the Hue Citadel we passed this creepy, fascinating amusement park (Công Viên Kim Đồng), which is still open to walk and look around. Can’t have been too long that this was operational, I found this one … Continue reading

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Excellent first dinner in Huế

We are spending this weekend in the old imperial capitol of Huế and after a short (but very delayed) flight we were picked up, quite comfortably, by our hotel. I had done some research on food options before, but since … Continue reading

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Weekend trip to Huế

We are off to the old capitol city of Huế. Just a short 1h flight away.

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Cheese Omelette

Julius had been asking for a while now that I should help him make cheese omelette. Today we finally got around to do just that.

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Good Morning!

Sun is coming up later and later now, this is already on our way back, towards the end of our walk.

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Trying different things at Daluva

Julius can be very particular about what dishes he eats where. He quickly finds his one special dish and that’s it then. Too bad that Daluva discontinued the cauliflower mac & cheese (just like Cousins stopped offering beef cheek ravioli), … Continue reading

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