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View from the north Sapa, Vietnam Sapa, Vietnam We are in the far northern region of Vietnam — a trekker’s paradise called Sapa — almost on the Chinese border. We are with our friends Sam and Sharon — it was their original desire to go to Vietnam that instigated this trip. It is cold and… Continue reading View from the north
Keeping it cleanSapa, Vietnam Sapa, Vietnam Have some time watching the fog here in Sapa, thinking about how people in some of the different places that we have been visiting stay healthy. In Myanmar, there is usually a thermos of green tea on the table in restaurants and roadside stands. You swish a little tea… Continue reading Keeping it clean
Chuc Mung Nam Moi!!!!!Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An, Vietnam Left Siem Reap with full hearts, but a little embarrassed by the abundance of attention we received there. We are not good at being treated so royally. And here we are in Hoi An. It is the tail end of the Tet celebration (hence the title… Continue reading Chuc Mung Nam Moi!!!!!
Golden Times Siem Reap, Cambodia Siem Reap, Cambodia We are in Siem Reap, cambodia now, with our friend Than and his family. We met Than (pronouced with a silent H, and rhymes with “John”) when he was our driver 3-1/2 years ago. Each night, back then, we had wonderful conversations about his hopes and dreams.… Continue reading Golden Times
Tada, Myanmar.Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (at least I was TOLD that is how you say goodbye in Burmese……)We have spent the last two days in Yangon (formerly Rangoon), and this teeming city of 6 m;illion has been our least favorite part of Myanmar.Maybe its because when we travel, we find that every few… Continue reading Tada, Myanmar.
From the Heho airportYangon (Rangoon), Myanmar Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar Not sure whether I am connected to wifi — but i have some time while waiting for our flight to Yangon. Thought I would write a little bit to answer some of the questions people have asked me, and also to add a few disparate observations… Continue reading From the Heho airport