The notorious S-21 prison in Phnom Penh was a high school until Pol Pot evacuated the city and converted the school into a prison. Out of the 14,000 prisoners held […]
‘Badlands in the Heart of the City’ a headline blared in the newspaper we were handed as we boarded the plane to Hong Kong. The article was about all the […]
From the luncheon spot we took another boat to our evening destination, a homestay on a farm on the Mekong Delta. It was dark by the time we arrived and […]
In Saigon the entire week between Christmas and New Year’s Day on the western calendar was celebrated with a combination of elements from both Tet (the Vietnamese lunar New Year) […]
After a busy morning on the Mekong River we were headed for a late lunch. The boats we rode in got smaller and smaller as the channels we went through got […]
Cruising down the Mekong River in Vietnam allowed us a glimpse of a whole other world. More on our December 2013 trip to Vietnam.
Apparently almost all tours of the Mekong make this requisite stop at a snack factory on the river. Not everyone was thrilled with this stop but anything to do with […]