Monthly Archives: March 2016

Traveling with food allergies – the good, the bad and the very ugly

WARNING: Graphic content (and she says grinning – NO pictures) Tuesday, March 29th ~ Hue, Vietnam The thin door separating our bedroom from the bathroom could not muffle the moans of pain. I knew what he was going through and … Continue reading

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Hue, Vietnam ~ Citadel, Palace and Cyclo Ride

Monday, March 28th ~ Hue, Vietnam After a very full day, I am finally comfy in my PJ’s and about to drift off to sleep, but first I wanted to type a quick post of some highlights from our day. … Continue reading

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VIETNAM ~ Thu Bon River and Traque Organic Village

March 27th ~ Hoi An, Thu Bon River, Vietnam It is Easter Sunday and it feels strange to be in a country where Christianity is only a minority religion during a major holiday. Sending loving messages to all our friends … Continue reading

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Hội An, Vietnam ~ Peaceful Meeting Place

Saturday, March 26th ~ Hoi An, Vietnam OK, now we are talking! It was love at first sight. Colorful, vibrant, clean, safe, friendly, fun, great selection of places to eat, historic and scenic all wrapped up in one nice neat … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) ~ The Paris of the Orient

March 25th ~ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam We are hopping forward a few days, and I will need to fill in the blanks after we get home. Our first three days with Gate 1 covered much of the same … Continue reading

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A return to Phnom Penh

March 17th – 21st ~ Phnom Penh, Cambodia The final leg of our Intrepid trip was to take a public bus from the beach town of Sihanoukville back to our starting point – Phnom Penh. Our touring with this group … Continue reading

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Boat trip, Snorkeling, BBQ at the Beach

Thursday, March 17th ~  Koh Takeo, Cambodia Southern Cambodia is known for their beautiful beaches. We had the opportunity to assess one of the islands for ourselves. After signing out bright golden beach towels from the pool area we left the … Continue reading

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Fishing Village, Starfish Foundation and Sihanoukville

Wednesday, March 16th ~ Travel day to Sihanoukville We spent another half day on the bus and had the afternoon free which Tim and I chose to use to get some rest and for me to do some writing on … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cambodian Style and a Mean Monkey

Tuesday March 15th ~ Kampot, Cambodia Our second day in Kampot was filled with several excursions and the opportunity to learn about both their salt and pepper industries. 

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Off to Kampot to eat Tarantulas

Monday March 14th ~ Kampot, Cambodia Most of our day (8-9 hours anyway) was spent riding on a private bus from our home stay in Sambor Prei Kuk to Kampot, passing back through Phnom Penh on the way. With only … Continue reading

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