Vietnam Revisited: Face to Face With the Enemy – Again: Part 2

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Richard McLaren struggles with the ghosts of his past upon returning to Vietnam and meeting former enemies.

Vietnam Revisited: Face to Face With the Enemy – Again: Part 1 – Vietnam

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Thirty years after being stationed there, Richard McLaren returns to Vietnam.

Water Skiing in Vietnam – Circa 1970 – Vung Tau, South Vietnam

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Rotten fruit, bricks and hostile locals didn’t deter Richard McLaren from learning how to waterski while serving in Vietnam.

Tin Tin in Vietnam – Vietnam

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In Hue, Joe Ehrlich finds what he came to Vietnam for – and it isn’t views of the Citadel, pagodas or DMZ.

Breaking Up on the Road is Hard To Do – Hue, Vietnam

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Tara Holeman finds that friends don’t need to fill the void of a breakup – a nutrition drink and a willing listener will do.

Nineteen Hours from Home (and about twenty hours more of just hanging around) – Saigon, Vietnam

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Barbara Palmer heads to Vietnam and discovers how

Backwards in Hanoi – Hanoi, Vietnam

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Francis Wilson takes the time to enjoy Hanoi’s hea

The Millennium Trip – Letter #13

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Mickey Mouse walked into the cafe closely followed by Pluto. He was dressed in battle fatigues and he had a green handkerchief tied over his head in the way favoured by GI’s during the war. He had cut two holes in the top of the handkerchief where his ears stuck out. “Where are you going, […]

Hanoi Travel Facts

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The Basics City Name: Hanoi Where is it located?: Hanoi is in northern Vietnam on the Red river. Why do people go there?: Hanoi has a good mixture of both French and Asian influences to make it worth a peak. The impressive Halong Bay isn’t too far from here. How do travelers get there?: Hanoi […]

Vietnam Travel Facts

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The Basics City Name: Ho Chi Minh City Where is it located?: Ho Chi Minh City is in southern Vietnam on the Saigon river near the Mekong Delta. Why do people go there?: Once called Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, is Vietnam’s economic and cultural capital, the second most populous city in the country. Like […]