Author Archives: Michael

Viewer Discretion Advised

The reason for coming to Africa was pretty simple: we were going to do a safari. We had hoped to see the annual wildebeest migration of over one million animals, but we were treated with many great shows. We made our way from … Continue reading

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Fits Like a Glove (For Half of the Travelling Party)

A trip to Vietnam can not be complete without a several day stopover in Hoi An, which seems to be the capital of ‘made to measure’ clothing. Well, maybe not several days, as one day could do. The longer you … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Club, Vietnam Style: Easy Riders

As soon as we stepped off our bus upon arrival in Dalat, Vietnam, a man named Rene approached us. Blah, blah, blah, is usually what I hear from these salespeople. But Rene was different. He is a founding member of the … Continue reading

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An Underground Network

Away from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and its numerous artifacts of the “Vietnam War” (“American War” to the Vietnamese people), we continued to seek more information. Our day trip took us about 70 km … Continue reading

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Intriguing debacles

Our time with Dan and Christy brought about some interesting scenarios. Maybe we had just the same type of things happening to us before they arrived and we did not know it. With them here, maybe we can see that … Continue reading

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