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Get ready for a long day. Unless you are just popping in to see the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and Winged Victory, prepare yourself for the artistic onslaught.
The day we were at The Louvre there was a fantastic Islamic art exhibition and we spent so long there that we didn’t catch up with Miss ML (the famous lady mentioned above).
Well there is 675,000 square feet of works from just about every civilisation on earth to see. And there is plenty of technology to help you get around.
Halong Bay is a beautiful bay in Northern Vietnam about 100 kms from Ho Chi Min City. There are over 1,600 islands in the bay and almost as many cruise boats offering a wide variety of experiences.
As you cruise through the bay in one of the famous ‘junk boats,’ you’ll pass by countless towering limestone rock formations surrounding the luxury cruise ship. The bay was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 and is today one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Vietnam.