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Life lived on the street

VIETNAM | Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | Views [1497] | Video

Cantho and the nearby town of Soc Trang are the source of some of our strongest memories of the country: being turned away from every hotel because they just didn't have a policy on what to do with tourists who fronted up at the front desk; when we ... Read more >

Tags: boats, cantho, markets, mekong, memories


Taxi » Ferry » Cyclo » Motorbike » Mini-van » Ferry » Taxi

VIETNAM | Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | Views [2704]

Sometime you just can't know how it's going to work out. Today we had planned to get to Cantho, knew it must be possible, but also knew that there weren't any obvious or direct buses, so were going to have to make it up as we went along. This is usually ... Read more >

Tags: cantho, cyclo, experience, hustler, journey, mekong, mytho, vietnam


Are you a tourist or a traveller?

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | Views [1632] | Comments [1]

This argument seems to have been around certainly for as long as I have been travelling, with people who define themselves as 'travellers' usually feeling they are somehow superior to 'tourists'. I know Tony Wheeler from Lonely Planet for one doesn't ... Read more >

Tags: dmz, mekong, memory, saigon, tourist, traveller



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