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September 14th 2011
Published: December 25th 2017
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Geo: 16.07, 108.21Moving from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) through the Mekong delta was much easier by organised tour rather than trying to arrange it ourselves, so we crossed the border from Cambodia on the river and travelled on through Chau Doc, Can Tho and a variety of sight seeing stops. At our hotel in Phnom Penh we met up with a couple from Byron Bay in Australia, Mark and Jenny.... Read Full Entry



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Roll, roll,roll my boat gently down the beachRoll, roll,roll my boat gently down the beach
Roll, roll,roll my boat gently down the beach

These boats are woven and covered with something like creosote. They are used as tenders.
Jim ordered hotpotJim ordered hotpot
Jim ordered hotpot

Not what he expected - DIY in cooking pot
I ordered a cup of hot Lipton teaI ordered a cup of hot Lipton tea
I ordered a cup of hot Lipton tea

Received cold drink with 3 differnt kinds of seeds and 2 plants in it - but tasted very good.
Plots of land are narrow but deepPlots of land are narrow but deep
Plots of land are narrow but deep

Many buildings are very narrow.
Bike carrying clay potsBike carrying clay pots
Bike carrying clay pots

Bikes carry everything, of all sizes including whole families, refrigerators and have seen 6 pigs loaded on one.



18th September 2011

I see you are now in Vietnam, looks very very interesting. See you soon!! jennyxx
21st September 2011

Hi Sue and Jim - Just been reading your blog for the last 3 hours! It is so interesting - I envy you! Seems like you are having a fantastic time! Can't wait to read your next expedition! I guess you will be on your way home soon! Hope we c
an all meet up and chat about your experiences! Don't know why you haven't visited India? You really must go out to South Goa and Kerela! Look forward to seeing you soon - Lots of Love - Enjoy the rest of your trip! xx

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