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Sunday Photo - 23 October 2016

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Ha Long Bay Vietnam

kaying in Ha Long Bay

cruise on Ha Long Bay



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Vietnam memories

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This week we’re off on possibly the most highly anticipated trip of the last 15 years, the biggest adventure ever for our very well-travelled but very European-based children, the most emotional and longed for journey in many many years - excitement is at fever pitch.  We’re heading back to Vietnam, the country where JF and I met 22 years ago and left two years later, almost exactly 20 years ago.

men at Hoan Kiem lake Hanoi

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Sunday Photo - 16 October 2016

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pointus in Nice port

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Asian Arts on the Côte d'Azur

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In preparation for our upcoming trip to Vietnam, and to get new material for my (rather occasional) series Museum Mondays, we recently visited the Musée des Art Asiatiques (Asian Arts Museum) in Nice en famille.

Asian Arts Museum Nice France

The Asian Arts Museum is easily managed with children as it’s very small - no chance of overwhelming them with culture overload - and it is located on the edge of one of Nice’s best parks, Parc Phoenix, making a combined trip possible (or a bribe to go to the park after the museum…see where I’m heading?)

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