📸 — Hue, Phong Nha & Ninh Binh, Vietnam

We made a stop at the Phong Nha National Park to check out the 2nd biggest cave in the world (the first is in Kentucky, and we knew that from our trivia days back in Nicaragua!). We got to walk a little more than 2km into the cave and admire it’s formations, then combined the trip with a zip line ride down to the “Dark Cave” where we got to hike about 1km in the dark to a squishy surprise… a mud bath.

I’ve never had a mud bath before.. I think the best way to describe it is: You float almost instantly when you lift your feet of the ground (which is really fun), and mud feels like something thinker than water.. maybe milk? Not that I have ever swam in it.. but it seems close to it. Also… mud finds a way to stick on you for days… or at least 4 consecutive showers.

After a few short days there, we hustled to Ninh Binh (how cool is that name, Ninh Binh?!) to explore where King Kong was filmed and hike some big hills.

See more on our website www.alittledetour.ca🌏✈️👫

Maeghan being dramatic (right)
2nd largest cave in the world — Thong Hang Cave
Zip lining with a go pro and Maeghan’s support crew behind her.
Butterfly beach. Dozens flying around at the entrance of the cave.
Swimming to the entrance of the cave.
Welcome to the Dark Cave.
Muddy water.
Drone flying crew.
Pho pho breakfast, pho pho lunch, pho pho dinner!

See more on our website www.alittledetour.ca🌏✈️👫

A Little Detour

Hi there! Maeghan & Oli here - we're taking a break to travel the world and hope you'll join us for the ride. 🌏✈️ 👫 www.alittledetour.ca

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hi there! Maeghan & Oli here — we’re checking in from our around-the-world tour. See pictures here, read content here 👉www.alittledetour.ca

A Little Detour

Hi there! Maeghan & Oli here - we're taking a break to travel the world and hope you'll join us for the ride. 🌏✈️ 👫 www.alittledetour.ca

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