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Halong Bay

Wednesday, 6 May 2009 : Filed under: Vietnam E-Mail This Article

Halong Bay

Water, mist, and limestone – Halong Bay, Vietnam

EXIF Information

  • ExposureProgram: Aperture Priority
  • ExposureTime: 1/125 sec
  • FNumber: f/9
  • Flash: No Flash
  • FocalLength: 55 mm
  • ISOSpeedRatings: 200


Comment by Peg — May 6, 2009 @ 1:49 am

WOW!!! Very striking. An excellent study in shades of gray! I *really* like it. XOXOX

Comment by josh — May 6, 2009 @ 1:51 am

In Hanoi we booked a three day cruise through Halong Bay. We were to take a four hour bus ride from Hanoi to Halong City, and then board a junk (type of boat).

The bay was beautiful, although clouded in mist most of the time. It is filled with thousands of limestone islands like those in the photo above.

The trip was fun, and all the people aboard our boat were lovely. However it was all inclusive, meaning they supplied the meals. The food was alright, but was never quite enough to satisfy my American appetite.

Comment by josh — May 6, 2009 @ 1:53 am

Mom, you sure were in fast with the comment.

Here’s another photo. I couldn’t decide which should be the main entry.
Halong Bay

Comment by Peg — May 8, 2009 @ 2:25 am

More companion pieces for an exhibit! I just keep marveling at all the subtle colors–steely blues and more.

By the way, at the risk of spoiling the photo forever, the large rock formation in the right foreground looks like it could be a profile of someone’s face. Not sure whose; use your imagination.

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