Saturday, March 31, 2007

Ha Long

Ha Long Bay consists of a dense cluster of 1,969 limestone monolithic islands and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

As one of Vietnam's most popular tourist destinations it sees a constant stream of tourists every day. It is beautiful, peaceful and filthy dirty.

Cat Ba

Cat Ba island is approximately 140 and half of its area is covered by a National Park

Hai Phong

The high speed Hydrofoil from Cat Ba to Haiphong takes just 45 minutes....

Friday, March 23, 2007


You don't get many free birds in Hanoi, especially with Mohawks and war paint.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Thuc Don Cua Xa Lo 4 II

More food tasting - Crocodile Skewers, Chinese Style King Prawns, Eggplant stuffed with Pork.

Highway's new menu in pictures here.

Friday, March 09, 2007

Thuc Don Cua Xa Lo 4

Hanoi's favourite restaurant has introduced a new Spring menu. With over 20 delicious new dishes available, there really is something for everyone (crocodile, sparrow, jellyfish, pigs ear....)

Pictured are Tiger Prawns in shredded coconut, Mackerel Fillets, and Anchovie Spring Rolls. For more dishes visit a Highway Blog.

Monday, March 05, 2007

Lop Day Hoc Nau An

For the new year, Highway 4 have moved their cooking classes to the new restaurant at 575 Kim Ma to take advantage of the open air roof terrace with views over Thu Le Lake.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Ba Be

On the 9th day of the new lunar year the normally subdued Ho Ba Be (3 lakes) erupts with a blend of colour and noise - bull fighting, face painting, volleyball, bia hoi, Trứng (hột) vịt lộn and Boney M looping 24 hours a day.....