Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. November 2011. http://www.halong.dulichvietnam.com.vn/tin-du-lich/chitiet/94/phe-duyet-ke-hoach-to-chuc-carnaval-ha-long-2013.htm http://www.halong.dulichvietnam.com.vn/halong/tour/7/tour-tham-vinh-ha-long.htm http://www.halong.dulichvietnam.com.vn/tourhalong/17/du
San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy. We stayed in a medieval apartment in the city center. Beautiful views over rolling countryside from San G. Thirteen towers of the original 72 remain. This was the big powerhouse of Italy before Florence came into power.