Journey Down the Mekong---- Chau Doc July 26th 2009 Since we were preparing for our final border crossing, we thought we'd try something new and take a long boat journey down the Mekong to Vietnam. For the low, low price of $15/person we got a virtually private boat the full 6 hours to Chau Doc, Vietnam. The boat pulls over to stamp you out of Cambodia (where, amazingly, they didn't ask for any money) and then again for the entry stamp to Vietnam ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » An Giang » Chau Doc The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
We are celebrating our survival of the first year of parenthood by packing up the baby and heading to Europe for two months. We'd love to have you follow our new 'family travel' adventures! We'll be stopping in Barcelona, Minorca/Menorca, Brussels, Athens, and Rome.
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