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Visiting Hanoi and Halong Bay, Vietnam

In October 2012 I realised it was time to stop resisting the travel bug.

It was the same month in which I resigned from my job.

In November I boarded a plane and travelled halfway across the world.

Over three months I backpacked through Vietnam, the Philippines and India. And no, three months most definitely was nowhere near long enough!

I flew into Hanoi on November 15th. I was meeting my friend Gena there, she had arrived from Thailand a couple of hours earlier than me and was waiting amongst the cluster of taxi drivers holding a little sign with my name on it. Cute!

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