I was lured by the name of this Singapore trail. Anything to do with caves seems to have that affect on me.
I entered Phat Diem’s gardens and looked up to see those five hundred steps looming towards the sky. When I came to the bottom stony step, I decided to count my way up. Continue reading Stairway to heaven
Perched part of the way up a hill not far from Ninh Binh, was Bich Dong Pagoda. I climbed stone steps then passed through a cave behind the temple to reach the next site. Continue reading Bich Dong Pagoda
A thousand boats lay in wait for the on-slaught of tourists ready to embark along this muddy river in Tam Coc, just out of Ninh Binh. Continue reading Ngo Dong River boat ride
From Phong Nha, I took a boat ride up the Son River. The river flows from Laos and during the wet season, the deep green changes to red; thus the name translated means lipstick. Continue reading Phong Nha Cave
After a climb up to the cave entrance in Phong Nha ke Bang National Park, we descended into a wonderland through a small opening. Continue reading Paradise Cave
We were on the way to Paradise Cave inside Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. The van wove through dense forest where mountains rose like giant hairy mammoths. Continue reading Phong Nha ke Bang National Park