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 […]
As we had been in Saigon (aka HCMC) in 2003 I expected the city to be somewhat familiar – but there was nothing about it that jogged any memories. The […]
I’m not fond of war so none of the books I chose to read in Vietnam were about the Vietnamese War except as a backdrop. Instead the books focussed on […]