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Biking to the Cave of Prehistoric Man

After departing the beautifully abandoned Cuc Phuong National Park Resort and stopping to see a few monkeys and turtles, we hopped on bikes to complete the next leg of the journey through Cuc Phuong National Park. View Larger Map There’s a reasonably well maintained concrete road that winds its way through the park – perfect …

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Monkeys and Turtles at the Cuc Phuong Preservation Center

The next day of our journey southward, we woke up early in the middle of Cuc Phuong National Park, and headed over to the Wildlife Preservation Center. Monkeys and Turtles were the main attractions. However, we also saw a few interesting insects, as well as a spectacular view from the top of the park rangers …

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Exploring the Abandoned Ruins of the Cuc Phuong National Park Resort

Deep inside north Vietnam’s Cuc Phuong National Park lies an abandoned resort. From the looks of it, its been lying dormant for a number of years, with the jungle slowly eating away at the once sprawling structures. There’s a conference center, now inhabited by butterflies. There’s an olympic size swimming pool, now turned into a …

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Halong Bay, The (Annoyingly) Boozy Way

Halong Bay lies just north of Hanoi, and is one of the absolute must-see excursions for anyone visiting Hanoi. And for good reason – the bay, with it’s towering stone karsts jutting out of the water as far as the eye can see is stunningly beautiful. Marine life abounds, fisherman ply the waters, birds take …

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