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Sugar Cane Juice Stand  

Sugar Cane Juice Stand

Fresh sugar canes (in bucket) are passed through the press (right) to squeeze out the juice. Mixed with lime and mint it makes a surprisingly refreshing drink.
So Long Vietnam

July 4th 2014
We've been trying to upload this Vietnam wrap-up post for weeks but it's been hard to come up with a cohesive narrative about the past four months. Two days before our scheduled flight to the Philippines we received an email from Vietnam Airlines informing us that the leg from Đà Nẵng to Saigon (HCMC) had been pushed by over an hour, which would make it impossible for us to make the connection ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An

Vietnamese Flag 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
7th July 2014

Tall man in a little chair!
Matt, you look like your sitting at a table and chairs from McKenna's kindergarten class! It makes you look like a giant!
8th July 2014

Kristin, all the outdoor restaurants and cafes use these little red chairs and tables and everytime Matt sat down it cracked me up. I finally had to take a photo. It's funny after all these months in SE Asia we are used to looking at Asians so whenever we see a tourist we're both "He's so big! Look at the size of him!"

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