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We arrived in Dalat in the early evening, getting off the bus we noticed the chill in the air. We shivered as we walked around, this was crazy as it was still 24°C. We have become so accustomed to the warm temperatures … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is a city which was clearly influenced by the French when they ruled Vietnam for about a century. There are still lots of examples of lovely colonial architecture including a Cathedral and the post offices. HCMC … Continue reading

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The Cambodian Landmine Museum

The Cambodian Landmine Museum is an excellent museum setup by Aki Ra, a mine disposal expert. The museum has thousands of landmines on display; all deactivated and retrieved by Aki Ra. The mines from the Khmer Rouge era and other … Continue reading

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Our Month in Laos

Laos PDR is a beautiful and welcoming country. The way of life is relaxed and our visit was very enjoyable. Everything in the country appears to work in a very informal way which takes a bit of time to get … Continue reading

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A Tale of Travelling in Laos

Our visa for Laos only allowed us 30 days to visit the country. This meant that after seeing the Kong Lor caves we had to travel south a bit faster than we would have liked. Travelling through Laos is an … Continue reading

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