Life Passion

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  • Day24

    Bangkok, Thailand

    April 10, 2017 in Thailand ⋅ ⛅ 93 °F

    Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and the most populous city in the country. The city occupies 1,568 square kilometers (605 sq. miles) in the Chao Phraya River delta in Central Thailand, and has a population of over 8 million, or 12.6% of the country's population. Over 14 million people live within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region, making Bangkok an extreme primate city, dwarfing Thailand's other urban centers in terms of importance. It is the site of the Grand Palace and the City Pillar Shrine, primary landmarks of the city's foundation, as well as many important Buddhist temples.Read more

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  • Day18

    Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

    April 4, 2017 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 90 °F

    Hi Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochin-china and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955-1975. South Vietnam, as an anti-communist, capitalist republic, fought against the communist North Vietnamese and Viet Cong during the Vietnam war, with aid from the United States and countries including Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. Saigon fell when it was captured by the on April 30, 1975 ending the war with a communist victory. Vietnam was then turned into a communist state with the south overtaken. On July 2, 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Dihn Province and was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh - although the. Ame Sái Gón is still widely used.Read more

  • Day15

    Ha Long Bay Vietnam

    April 1, 2017 in Vietnam ⋅ ☀️ 59 °F

    Situated in the Northeast region of Vietnam, Ha Long Bay is a bay in the Gulf of Tonkin. It has a 120 km coastline. Ha Long Bay is made up of 1,969 islands of various sizes. There are two kinds of islands, limestone and schist. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • Day13

    Second day in Hong Kong

    March 30, 2017, South China Sea ⋅ 🌙 70 °F

    Hong Kong means fragrant harbor. Hong Kong was taken over by British Forces after the defeat of China in the Opium War of 1842.

    On July 31st, 1997, Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of China.

    Hong Kong architects take Feng Shui into consideration when designing a building.

    The residents of Hong Kong eat noodles on their birthday si they have a long and blessed life.

    Lucky numbers in Hong Kong are 2,3,6,8 and 9. Unlucky numbers are 1,4 and 7.
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  • Day12

    Hong Kong

    March 29, 2017 in Hong Kong ⋅ ☀️ 72 °F

    Hong Kong represents a beautiful combination of east and the west with the luxuries and fast-paced culture of the US and serene beauty and nature that can only be found in Asia.

    The official name of Hong Kong is actually "Hong Kong Special Administrative Region".

    Spread over 1,092 square kilometers Hong Kong consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories and several other smaller islands.

    The emblem for the reunification of Hong Kong with China is the Chinese White Dolphin.
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  • Day11

    Xiamen, China

    March 28, 2017 in China ⋅ ☀️ 66 °F

    Located at the southeast coast of China, Xiamen is a tourist city of Fujian province famous for its attractive seascape. As one of the major seaports since ancient times, it boasts a wide gulf with deep water but without freezing and silting.

    The name of Xiamen was consequently given, which means "a gate of China". The city has been called the Egret Island because of the thousands of egrets inhabiting there. This is due to the beautiful natural scenery, the fresh air and the clean environment of the city.

    Xiamen' Botanical Garden is a nature lover's paradise. The Buddest Nanputuo Temple, dating back to the Tang dynasty, is a national treasure.
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