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December 2013

The changing educational landscape of Hanoi

By | 2017-01-10T11:06:40+00:00 December 25th, 2013|Categories: by Andy, Store bought|Tags: , , , , |

I wrote this card to one of our readers today. The image on the postcard shows Văn Miếu, known to Westerners as The Temple of Literature. The Temple of Literature is a Confucian temple, housing Vietnam’s first national university. Built nearly 1000 years ago in 1070, the temple served as the Imperial Academy until 1779, [...]

Mù Căng Chải and Hà Giang

By | 2017-01-10T11:06:40+00:00 December 22nd, 2013|Categories: by Elena, Store bought, Trips|Tags: , , , |

We’ve now been here in Hanoi for 3 months and what a time we’ve had. As well as settling down, I’ve found a job working as an e-learning consultant and I make a little here and there doing internet work and Elena has been busily learning to watercolour. It’s been such a relief to be [...]