After Hanoi, we headed off to Hoi An, the ancient trading port city on the central coast (it's about 40 kilometers south of the famous Vietnam war era R&R area "China Beach"). It's a great place to relax, and the countryside is wonderfully bucolic.
Below is a Pacific Ocean sunrise (unusual for us; most of our colorful sun activities in California are sunsets). Those are fishing boats on the horizon.
This was also Wendy's birthday, and we celebrated all day long — capped off with two cakes. What a joyous time! Shown below are Wendy, me, and two Vietnamese friends.
Today we're off to Hong Kong to talk with our Ball of Whacks people.