A Night and a Day in Ha Long Bay

A Night and a Day in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam translates to Bay of the Descending Dragon and has recently become one of the new seven natural wonders of the world. And truly wonderous it is. A mystical landscape where thousands of limestone karsts burst breathtakingly skywards from the depths of the sparkling, emerald-green South China Seas. 

We spent a day cruising through this stunning scenery followed by a night moored amid the beautiful limestone formations before returning to port the following afternoon, via Vung Vieng, one of the bay’s four floating fishing villages. (more…)

A snapshot of: La Gomera

A snapshot of: La Gomera

With its head in the clouds La Gomera is a dreamy little island – the second smallest in The Canaries.  Unspoilt, peaceful and without the brash and bling of Playa de las Americas across the water – it’s Tenerife’s alter ego.   Just an hour by ferry from the port of Los Christianos this volcanic isle is a haven of forest, rock formations, deep terraced gorges and stunning views.  On a clear day the best view you’ll get of Mount Teide is from La Gomera.  It was only just visible in the background the day we visited the island but it didn’t matter because everywhere we stopped had an amazing view…

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