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October 5, 2015

Vietnam Day 7: Day Market in Phu Quoc

8:44 am – Breakfast at a fancy pho restaurant aimed towards tourists. Very nice view of the ocean.

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October 4, 2015

Vietnam Day 6: Touring Phu Quoc

8:15 am – We were going to rent a boat for the day, but it is down pouring out, so we are going to Tour via taxi while it rains.

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Vietnam Day 5: Flying to Phu Quoc

8:53 am – There aren’t many fat people here. There are a handful of men and women with slight belly’s but most are either malnourished or average size. Hai pointed out it is due to the small portions they feed for meals at restaurants. Then he asked for a second bowl of Pho.

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October 2, 2015

Vietnam Day 4: Trekking Bach Ma National Park

9:39 am – Pho Bo for a late breakfast, then going to Back Ma. Hai invited his cousins – Hung and Hieu. They have a day off today, so they said they would join us.

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Vietnam Day 3: Hoi An Day Trip

9:30 am – Taking one of the cousin’s scooters down to Hoi An for the day. It is about a 45 minute drive from Da Nang.

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September 29, 2015

Vietnam Day 2: Flying to Da Nang

8:01 am – Still jet lagged and last night’s dinner is not sitting well. Awake since 3:30 am. 9:32 am – Shot back in to Cho Ben Thanh for breakfast. We paid 100,000 dong for two small bowls of Vit (duck) noodle soup – little did we know much better restaurants were around the corner […]

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September 28, 2015

Vietnam Day 0-1: Arrival and Refreshed

Background: Co-worker and friend Hai Nguyen recently planned a trip back to Vietnam with his sister. He invited me along as well about a month before. I was a little hesitant to plan a cross country trip so last minute, but finding a flight on China Southern for only $598 quickly changed my mind.

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August 27, 2015

China Trip 2013 – Throwback Post

In the spring of 2013 I was lucky enough to be invited as a chaperone for a trip to China sponsored by my high school and EF Tours. The trip was two weeks long and brought us through Beijing, Pingxiang, and Shanghai. I went with my brother, old principle, few other faculty, and a group […]

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August 23, 2015

How Cashews are Made

These pictures are scattered throughout my Vietnam trip posts. I thought it would be cool to put them together to visually show the full process, from growing to retail, of creating high quality cashews. Without further adieu…

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August 11, 2015

Moving to California

It is time for change. A series of opportunities, future potential, desire to travel, and support from friends and family has lead me to move from my hometown of Boston, MA to California. I Feng Shui’ed all my belongings – highly recommend this book if you don’t know what that means, all should read it […]

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