The beach towns of Vietnam's Pacific Ocean coastline have come a long way since the post-war guesthouses, huts and bars. The 2,000+ mile strip is now an epicenter of world class resorts, scuba diving and spas.
From Gard Karlsen: "I'm now in Bangkok and I'm here for the fourth time actually. I arrived early in the morning and I checked into Lebua at the State tower. I went out to check out the town right away and it didn't take long before I was soaked in sweat."