A Tale of Two Villages

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April 30th 2008
Published: June 27th 2008
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A Tale of Two Villages The last two weeks I was in Vietnam, I was invited to visit two small villages. I don't turn down those invitations because they give you a more real impression of Vietnam. Most tourists are impressed with the hustle and bustle of the cities and the world class museums, world heritage sights and wonderful beaches. The real Vietnam is out in the country and life in the Villa... Read Full Entry

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The street peddler of tourist trinkets.
Newspaper peddlerNewspaper peddler
Newspaper peddler

This girl in the photo wearing a baseball cap serves mainly the people in the coffee cafes with newspapers. She is checked by her boss several times a day. She works all day to make maybe two dollars.
Uncle's house at Hung YenUncle's house at Hung Yen
Uncle's house at Hung Yen

Chicks walking in the door. Pretty nice place but I thought it strange the house had a dirt floor but the courtyard was bricked.
The kitchenThe kitchen
The kitchen

Uncle cooked all the food.

28th June 2008

Small villages
Visiting the small villages sounded really special. Nice that you now know the language well enough to communicate. Let us know when you arrive back in Kansas.
28th June 2008

We have been missing you!
Kent, you must bring us up to date! Too many days, weeks, etc. have passed since the last time we connected with you. Tell us what you are doing. This "A Tale of Two Villages" is so beautiful and tender... the 96 year old gentleman is so at peace with his task - what a beautiful life. Eager to hear more, Armida and Ralph
28th June 2008

Tale of two cities
Kent: a very interesting story about visiting these two villages. What an experience you had in Vietnam. Thanks for letting us be a part of your visit tio Vietnam. Ray
1st July 2008

Hi Kent hope you are well, this last trip sounds amazing you have certainly seen Vietnam in all its glory, the pictures are fantastic, hope to hear from you soon
2nd July 2008

smiles and hugs :)
Dear uncle Kent, your tales bring me lots of smiles about this very beautiful memory. I'm on the way to discover other areas of my country, and I bring your Rotaty pen. Still feel safe and warm just like having you around here when carrying it with me. Say hello from me to your whole family and also to your wheat field ^_*. Regards.

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