Though I have visited Nha Trang twice this year, I still have not taken a swim in the ocean yet. It gives me an excuse to come back again in the future. I should make another visit next year with my friends. This, oddly, is one of my few shots of a beach in Nha […]
Yearly Archives: 2011
Nothing beats being on a sidewalk with a palm tree in front of you, sandy beach to your left and a nice road to your right. From this photo you can see why Nha Trang, Vietnam, is considered one of the best beach cities to visit in Vietnam. Related posts: No related posts.
December is always a surprise in Vietnam, a country that is widely known, incorrectly, as being unfriendly to religion. Every Christmas Saigon turns into a tropical Xmas wonderland. I have never seen any other place put some much effort for this holiday. I took this night shot outside a popular shopping center in District 1. […]
Yes guys, it is possible, a cat can play a game on the iPad. I downloaded Cat Toys Lite last summer but tested it out on Hoshi a couple days ago. What I saw surprised me. I placed my iPad at the end of my bed. Hoshi was immediately interested in pouncing on the mouse. […]
It has been over a year since I posted an article (now a private posting) about the possibility of the Vietnamese government arresting foreign bloggers. Several Vietnamese bloggers have been arrested and released since then but now rumors are spreading that foreign bloggers, meaning Westerners, may become targets. It is something that a blogger such as myself needs to keep attention of.
I have always self-censored my blog posts with a rule that I will only post articles that are positive about Vietnam. Yes, I got a lot of criticism of this back from 2007-2008 but after the new Vietnamese legislation regulated blogs in Vietnam in 2009, the criticism stopped. The Western media coverage of Vietnam’s Blog Regulation clearly told readers that a blogger must learn to self-censor if they want to write while living in Vietnam.
I did still write about many different topics in Vietnam but I was given a reality check in 2010. A Vietnamese joint stock company (more…)