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Phnom Penh ::: Cambodia

Saturday, 3 Jan 2009 | Views [446]

While on the bus to phnom penh we met Maria who would now travel with Vanessa and I for the next month.  We arrived late night after a day full of traveling and opted to stay at the okay guesthouse, which is were they dropped us at since we decided we ... Read more >

Can Tho to Chau Doc

Thursday, 1 Jan 2009 | Views [414]

Needless to say we all got up about an hour late including the guys. No worries go slowly our boat will be waiting. We did make the market I think some of us slept on the way. One boat gave us some free pineapple not the first thing you want to put ... Read more >

Gallery: my tho...can tho

Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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My Tho to Can Tho

Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | Views [723] | Comments [1]

Today we set out on the Mekong to check out how people live here on the river.  We first stopped at a place where they make coconut candy.  I got to stir the pot, which they boil very slowly for like six hours.  I could not imagine standing there stirring ... Read more >

Gallery: saigon...my tho

Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Mui Ne to Saigon

Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | Views [442]

The guys were a bit hungover today from their celebration last night so we started out a bit later today.  One the road we stopped at some dragon fruit farms and were given tons of free dragon fruit to eat along with some tea to drink.  From there we ... Read more >

Gallery: mui ne...saigon

Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Saigon to My Tho

Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [491]

While in Saigon we went to the war museum, which I have to say being an American is very hard to take.  It is amazing to me how warm and friendly these people are to Americans after all that we have done to these people and their country.  Made me sad ... Read more >

Gallery: dalat...mui ne

Sunday, 28 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Da Lat to Mui Ne

Sunday, 28 Dec 2008 | Views [517]

Today was to be our last day with the guys but since we had such an amazing four days we asked them to take us all the way to the boarder instead so we now have another 4 days with them! Once again we start out first thing in the morning we tour around ... Read more >

Gallery: lak lake...dalat

Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Lak Lake to Da Lat

Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Views [391]

Next morning we head out to da lat.  It is a place where Vietnamese go for honeymoons or those in love take a vacation there.  On own way there we stopped at a chopstick making factory (and when I say factory I mean in a very small scare work place ... Read more >

Gallery: dak lak ... lak lake

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Dak Lak to Lak Lake

Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Views [802]

We start out early morning going to the waterfalls where we were staying.   After spending time there (it was a bit cold in the am since we were in the mountains) we headed back thru the countryside seeing all the locals.  Any time that we stop to eat ... Read more >

Gallery: nha trang ... dak lak

Thursday, 25 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Nha Trang to Dak Lak

Thursday, 25 Dec 2008 | Views [429]

Merry Xmas…instead of snow we have rain.  Not the best way to start your first day on the back of a motorcycle…but seriously all I could do was smile rain or not I am so excited I could care less about the rain.  I got on Danh bikes with my gear strapped ... Read more >

Easy Riders Experience

Thursday, 25 Dec 2008 | Views [448]

The next four days which will turn into 8 days I spent on the back of one of the Easy Riders of Vietnam Nha Trang group motorcycle.  These are a group of guys on motorcycles who take farangs into the back areas of “Real Vietnam”.  The easy riders started ... Read more >

Gallery: nha trang ::: vietnam

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Nha Trang ::: Vietnam

Sunday, 21 Dec 2008 | Views [641]

back to the beach.  It was so nice to get back to the beach.  We arrived in the am and went to find lynne at the hostel she stayed at.  We all got together at a brew house then hit the beach.  It was so nice the waves remind me of ones in cali here… ... Read more >

Gallery: hoi an ::: vietnam

Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: hue ::: vietnam

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Hoi An ::: Vietnam

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | Views [731]

tailors tailors and more tailors that is what hoi an is all about...well that and good food... the architecture here is of old french style...beautiful buildings with lanterns hanging from them...makes for some very pretty nights...i did have a ... Read more >

Hue ::: Vietnam

Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | Views [448]

one our way down vietnam which we have done with open sleeper bus tickets which makes stops in certain cities and you pay for how many stops you want to have and then when you are ready to leave you book for that next day...and jump back on the bus.... Read more >

Gallery: sapa ::: vietnam

Sunday, 14 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Sapa ::: Vietnam

Sunday, 14 Dec 2008 | Views [639] | Comments [1]

oh sapa...the mountains...the hill tribes...the rice terraces...the "buy from me" after taking the night train from han io we arrived early morning in sapa...it was cold...real cold...thank god someone warned us to go by used warm clothes ... Read more >

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