Saturday, March 1, 2014

Cambodia and Vietnam: Picture Blog

Phnom Penh
Freshly made noodles for sale.

Street manicure/pedicures available!

City electrician's nightmare.

The Khmer Rouge's Killing Fields (see my blog on this here and an excerpt from The Moth Podcast here).

The Royal Palace/Silver Pagoda

Siem Reap
Angkor Wat Temple Complex

Sihanoukville (Otres Beach)
Our porch overlooking the beach.

Otres II Beach.

Fresh fruit, daily.


Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

War Remnants Museums (a must-do museum on the American/Vietnam War).

Cu Chi Tunnels (used by VC's to attack Southern Vietnam)

Entrance/exit to one of the tunnels.  The tunnels ran 250km and were three stories deep.  

One of the many traps set by VCs in the area with a swinging ground platform with deadly spikes set below to kill the South Vietnamese and allied forces, including the US.

About to board the train to Hoi An with our friend Jeremy, whom we met while all traveling in Mongolia together.  We traveled together for about two weeks before he left for Laos and Thailand- and we left for Turkey.

Hanging out in the restaurant car with the staff.

Hoi An

Great Tet (Chinese New Years) Displays.  Year of the horse!

Japanese Bridge

The Boat beer bar.


Tour of Royal tombs

Halong Bay
Our live aboard boat for two days.

Misty views of the bay.

Cat Ba Island
Photo from the fishing port.

Views of the bay from Fort Cannon, Cat Ba Island.

Training for a back-up option if we can't find jobs in the States.

Street hawkers

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum 

More photos should be loaded to Facebook soon.  Cheers from Istanbul.

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