Halong Bay, Vietnam Oct 28 2009

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Lost in Halong Bay, watercolor and ink. Erin Lau © 2009

Aboard a Chinese Junk, the four of us plied the emerald waters of Halong Bay, skirting the Karst outcroppings, stopping to kayak, swim to secluded beaches, feast on fresh seafood, and sleep under the stars on the deck (by our request). In the middle of the night I crept downstairs to splash and oar through the magical phosphorescent water, and though tempted to swim, decided to let my half-asleep body go back to star gazing.

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5 Responses to “Halong Bay, Vietnam Oct 28 2009”

  1. Maya November 7, 2009 at 12:25 pm #

    Gorgeous! Love the illustrations and blurbs. Keep it up…

  2. Annika November 7, 2009 at 7:21 pm #

    Oooh, Erin, I love the colors and the shapes in this. Your trip sounds absolutely amazing, and your drawings are soooo beautiful.

    • lapaisagista November 8, 2009 at 12:06 am #

      I’m so happy with the sketchbook I used- the Handbook one you suggested! I hope I can find another in OZ.

  3. Amelia November 14, 2009 at 2:32 pm #

    Love sketchbooks! Great work, Erin.

  4. Josh December 23, 2009 at 9:36 pm #

    This is my favorite.

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