Thursday, August 26, 2010

Mangosteen from Canto, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Great Mangosteen fruit from Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Tropical Storm Mindulle

TS Mindulle about to make landfall near the city of Vinh in Vietnam

Forecasted path of Mindulle
A weather radar picture of Tropical Storm Mindulle just South of Vinh (VVVH)
Plane deviated up to 20 Nautical Miles east of Track

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Brand New Radome A320

This morning I came to work to find a new "nose" on my plane
The engineers have installed a new Radar Dome (Radome) on her last night
Good to go till they find time to paint her nose

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Vietnamese Delights

Banh Flan, Vietnamese Caramel Custard top with Coffee Syrup and Crushed Ice
Ice Coffee with Sweetened Milk
A must have on a Hot Saigon Afternoon

Monday, August 16, 2010

Nha Trang, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam

Vietnam's Beautiful Coastal town of Cam Ranh from 10000ft
Islands of Cam Ranh Bay
A320 on final approach to land in VVCR

Sunday, August 15, 2010

MOF Japanese Cafe, HCMC

District 1, HCMC
Flown in from Hokkaido, Japan
Green Tea rice cakes with Hokkaido Soft Cream
Tuna Wasabi Sandwich

Friday, August 13, 2010

Phu Quoc Dog

Vietnam's Southern Island of Phu Quoc has a special breed of dog
Phu Quoc Ridgeback Dog.
A close up of the Ridge of Hair on his back
Phu Quoc Dogs are known to be smart and affectionate with kids

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Boeing 777

Vietnam Airline's B777 at VVTS, Saigon.
Singapore Airlines's B777 preparing for a return flight to WSSS, Singapore

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Monsoon Fever in Saigon

Motorbikes in a river of rain water in Saigon
Rush hour in Vietnam's Monsoon