Vietnam

Sleepless in Saigon

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One week in and I’m at the stage when I can count the number of hours sleep I get each night on one hand. […]

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Postcards from Hanoi

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I am so happy to have visited Hanoi at last. Please enjoy these vintage-style postcards, a product of my iPhone, Snapseed and too much […]

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Scents of Saigon

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On the odd occasion my work and love of plants and flowers cross over – usually when it comes to sourcing artificial flowers, but […]

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In love with Adeniums

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I am not sure what it is that attracts me to this rather gaudy plant. Everything about it shouts “look at me”, from its […]

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Vietnamese Yellow Apricot Blossom

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Dien Hoa village, in a central province of Vietnam, has become famous for growing bonsai apricot trees. Before the Lunar New Year many people […]

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Confucius, he say ……..

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“He who carries giant satsuma tree on back of bicycle must take great care on journey”. Clearly he never said that, although I think […]

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On The Road to Ha Long, Vietnam

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I couldn’t resist stopping the car to admire these luscious lettuce on the journey between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay. So green, they still […]

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Vertical Living in Vietnam

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The rain has finally stopped. As a result the temperature is a very pleasant 31 degrees with a nice breeze. I am enjoying the […]

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Warm and Wet in Saigon

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Sadly, I have had precious little time to enjoy the floral delights of Saigon, although I am hoping to write a future post about […]

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