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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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Dan

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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Dan

September 28, 2014

Vietnam Day 14: Vietnam War Memorial Museum and Final Day

8:55 am – Ran out of money and was rejected by two ATMs. For some reason, the third worked. Should be good now.

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Dan

Vietnam Day 13: Saying Goodbye

9:20 am – Ate a lot of weird stuff yesterday. Hives are back. Damn.

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Dan

September 27, 2014

Vietnam Day 12: Reunited in the South

7:46 am – Red Bull here has a slightly sweeter taste and no carbonation. It is interesting how companies adjust their products to cater to a specific region’s tastes. Marketing.

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Dan

September 25, 2014

Vietnam Day 11: Terrible Travel Day

5:15 am – Have to get up early to catch a 4-hour bus. Cows start making loud cow-noises as natural alarms at about 4:45 am. There was a massive spider in the bathroom too.

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Dan

Vietnam Day 10: National Park in Dong Hoi

7:10 am – Slept smoothly on the train despite the cramped room, loud passengers, and lack of a clean bathroom. Should be arriving soon.

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Dan

September 24, 2014

Vietnam Day 9: Travelling to Dong Hoi

6:47 am – It is crazy that I can receive wifi on a boat in the middle of Ha Long Bay. Its 3g and can barely do anything, but still.

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Dan

September 23, 2014

Vietnam Day 8: Kayaking in Ha Long Bay

8:21 am – On a tour bus heading to Ha Long Bay. I hate being a part of a pack of tourists, but Ha Long Bay sounds awesome.

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Dan

September 21, 2014

Vietnam Day 7: Up North in Hanoi

10:00 am – Slept in today due to the late night of travel. Finishing up a relatively normal breakfast at the hotel (bacon, sausage, hard boiled egg and delicious coffee). Already can tell this city is more aggressive than Ho Chi Minh in the south. Way more foreign tourists walking around.

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