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Vietnam Itinerary

This post is part of a series called Itineraries. In this series I’ll document the itinerary which we used when visiting a country in summary. I realized I needed to add this information to help my friends and family who read my blog when planning their travels. Enjoy! When visited: February 2011 Duration: 21 days Read the Rest…

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Chu Chi Tunnels Saigon Vietnam

BigB climbing into the Chu Chi Tunnels outside Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. These tunnels were a vital part of the Viet Cong’s strategy during the Vietnam War. And just about disappearing into the tunnel. Inside the tunnels showing how small these spaces are – even for a 10-year-old boy who stands at about Read the Rest…

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Goofing in Hanoi

The Hoan Kiem Lake is a peaceful spot in central Hanoi – a little less peaceful the day we visited. Kids. You can’t take them anywhere Head on over to DeliciousBaby for more travel-themed Friday photo fun. Like what you’ve read and interested in reading more? Subscribe to the WanderMom rss feed, follow me on Read the Rest…

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Origami In Hue

Just inside the square of the main palace at the Citadel or Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam, there are a pair of massive bronze urns filled with rain water. Unsurprisingly, as with fountains and other such water features in any city, people throw loose change into the urns for good luck. When CAM peeked into Read the Rest…

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Motorscooter Freight

The web abounds with photos of swarms of motorscooters in cities all over the world particularly in South-East Asia. It truly is a change of pace than in European and American cities. I find the motorscooters piled with freight most fascinating, good enough, certainly for a Top 5 post.

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Fast Forward Vietnam

I found Vietnam exhilarating. Thailand is an easier country to travel in, I found the poverty in Laos very disturbing and I’m still trying to reconcile the wealth we observed in Phnom Penh and Siam Reap with abject poverty in rural Cambodia.

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Goodnight Saigon

Over the past three weeks I’ve totally fallen off the blogging wagon. It turns out that when I schedule busy sightseeing days and sporting activities with the express purpose of wearing out my children, I end up face-planted on my pillow with no energy left either. Well duh!

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Oh My Hanoi

I once broke the front windscreen of a Peugot 205 with my head. It was late, I was coming home from the college library. Foolishly, I decided to cross the road from between parked cars. I never even saw the car that hit me coming.

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