"… Mother Nature is granting us an exceptional sunset through convoluted clouds in the summer sky. There is a sense of peace lingering in the air tonight that both lifts and sinks my heart. Time is simply gliding over us, flowing without a ripple. Everything is calm and serene, the islands are placidly watching us sail away and a few sampans finally go back to where they came from…"

[Halong Bay, Vietnam – July 1994]