Tuesday, October 7, 2008

1 day to go...

 This blog will hopefully be my daily travel diary of my Earthwatch Fellowship experience in Vietnam but I have yet to see how good the internet connections will be at the expedition site so we will see how we go...

Earthwatch expeditions are ongoing research projects confronting critical environmental issues and run in sites across every continent by qualified and respected members of the scientific community.

They allow ordinary non-scientific folk, such as myself, to join in and assist the research team to hopefully increase awareness and understanding of environmental issues and share that with friends, family and work mates back home.

Pretty cool, huh?

Anyway, final preparations are underway.  Bought a nice pair of hiking boots on sale on the weekend, found my passport (!), finished research for new digital camera (Canon Powershot A470 - A$113 from JB Hi-fi)  and last minute packing has been scheduled....for the last minute!

Just need to get through 8 hours of work tomorrow...




3 comments:

deefa said...

All best, Tanya. Seriously want some pho pictures. Actually, it'd be great if you took photos of everything you ate! :)

harmlesskitty said...

Haha, sorry D this is a travel diary not a food diary! Anyway, for 10 days I wil be staying at a a little village in Tam Dao so I doubt there will be a huge variety of options but good chance to try homestyle cooking I guess. Looking forward to my first bowl of Pho for breakfast tomorrow and a nice cup of vietnamese coffee - yum!

Suzy said...

it sounds like ur having a nice time over there, love the pics of the bia hanoi, Nwver tried it but would love to....Have you had probs with the language yet ;)
xx
have some pho and coffee for me :)
suz