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The Kirwan Twins Adventures We've finally graduated, so we're setting off for three months to backpack around India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand before entering the "real world."


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Virgin Train Riders and the Dao Raffle

Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | Views [807]

Our trip to Sapa, a small mountain town in North Vietnam, began with an overnight train. Before our group of mothers and daughters clamored onto the train, we stocked up on nightcaps of Tiger beer in the station. Compared to Emma and my many experiences ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

The Mekong Delta

Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | Views [830] | Comments [1]

I arrived at Ho Chi Minh City and was greeted by sweltering heat and a mass of silent Vietnamese who seemed mesmerized by the sight of a wild-haired 'mature' backpacker being knocked over by a pair of equally wild-haired identical twins. Huge hugs all ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

Seven Women at the Dinner Table

Saturday, 19 May 2007 | Views [636] | Comments [1]

Traveling with four ladies is manageable, so is five. Seven may be stretching it, especially when your choice destination is a town renowned for its tailor shops and food. Our clan of seven women included Ilsa, Izzy, Mamma, Dimity, Emily, Shana, and ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter

Hotels, Hostels, and Bungalows

Saturday, 19 May 2007 | Views [694] | Comments [1]

From Ho Chi Minh City, SEED traveled northeast to the beaches of Mui Ne. This resort town can be more appropriately defined as a 15 kilometer stretch of hotels and restaurants lining the beach front to the point that a beach does not actually exist; ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

How to cross the road in Vietnam - and survive

Friday, 18 May 2007 | Views [3279]

Like most countries, Vietnam has paved roads both in the cities and small towns.  Actually, Vietnamese roads are better than many New York streets since they don't have any potholes and you don't have to worry about braking an axle or getting electrocuted ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline

The Misadventures of SEED

Sunday, 29 Apr 2007 | Views [1579] | Comments [2]

Note to self: Do not stray off the beaten track if you don't speak Vietnamese. Day One It all began in Cambodia. Well, considering our history of traveling with Emily Gold, it may have really begun in Romania and followed us here (but that is ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures



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