It's a shame how Halong Bay has been mercilessly spoiled by mass tourism. BUT, for visitors to Vietnam, there's still hope. Escape the crowds and polluted waters by sailing through Bai Tu Long Bay instead of the popular tourist route.
We have had lots of people asking how we packed for a year-long trip to Europe. The short answer is: we each took one pack and one smaller bag, and we did lots of research on what to put in them. The long answer… well, I could talk for about five minutes just on how we arranged our bags. Which I did. In this video.
“But the Lord says, “Do not cling to events of the past or dwell on what happened long ago. Watch for the new thing I am going to do. It is happening already—you can see it now! I will make a road through the wilderness and give you streams of water there.”