Tag Archives: Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels [Vietnam]

During the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong had a stronghold in the Cu Chi District, where they could take advantage of their intricate underground tunnel system. The tunnel digging actually began about 20 years prior to the Vietnam War, when … Continue reading

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Farm Visit & Cooking Class [Vietnam]

Sad to say goodbye to Cambodia, our group bus-ed from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.  You have lots of options for this route, but we chose the Mekong Express.  At ~$13 for a one-way ticket, it’s the most expensive … Continue reading

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The Logistics of It All [Thailand/Cambodia/Vietnam]

They say that if you come back from travel well rested and relaxed, you did it wrong. I returned from 2.5 weeks in SE Asia exhausted and jet lagged, yet immensely content–so I’d say that say I did something very … Continue reading

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The Next Six Weeks

Peculiar things, these opportunities.  Sometimes they fall out of the sky and slap you in the face, begging you to notice them.  On the other side of the spectrum, they ask you get off your lazy butt and create them … Continue reading

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And I’ve Got Two Tickets

I read the book Eat, Pray, Love and wasn’t thrilled.  Liz Gilbert whines a little too much for my taste and–on more than one occasion–I wanted to smack her through the pages and say: So, around the time she leaves … Continue reading

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