Chris is majoring in business in SMU’s Cox School of Business. During spring 2011, he is participating in SMU-in-Australia, where he will study at Curtin University in Perth, in western Australia. During the first three weeks of the term, the group takes an Asian study tour to Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.
We left later that afternoon for Danang. We traveled up the coast until we made it to Vietnam's capital city, Hanoi. While we were there we saw Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, Vietnam's first university and Ho Chi Minh's quarters while he was president of Vietnam. After Hanoi we went on a cruise through Vietnam's legendary Ha Long Bay. There was a slight fog over the water, but you could still see the different landforms protruding from the water. When we reached our destination, we took a smaller boat to see the Cave of Surprises. After that we went to another island that has a pagoda at the top. I wasn't in good shape at the time, so I had to [...]