River cruising in Southeast Asia brings you up close and personal with a primarily Buddhist population who have witnessed war in their lifetime, yet welcome international guests as they move forward with their lives. After completing a land tour of Indochina, I experienced seven nights cruising from Saigon, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia aboard […]
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A visit to Portugal is not complete without a visit to the Fatima shrine which can easily be reached from Lisbon. A visit was included on the Globus Portugal Escape 8 day program. Traveling during the shoulder months, like March, allows a close up visit to some amazing and historic religious centers.
As a post tour after our Enchanting Vietnam and Cambodia tour, ten of us ventured on to Laos. Vientiane is the capital city. Our guide, Saly, had to load our luggage via the back window of the little orange bus. We then spend the day visiting many temples with amazing Buddas. on to The charming […]
Once arriving in Siem Reap we knew that the smiling faces of the people and the services of our Victoria Angkor Hotel we’re going to leave a lasting and ever so friendly impression. Pour guide Ing prepared us for the amazement we would see at the Khmer sights of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom plus […]
A day in Hanoi will include an understanding of Confusionism, Buddhism, and Taoism with visits to Temples and Pagodas. A sombering visit to Ho Chi Mihn, and an invigorating rickshaw ride surround by thousands of motor scooters.
Long our guide points out where the real war took place.Our in-depth study of the Vietnam War began at the Maison Central better known as the Hanoi Hilton Prison. Our guide Long shared stories told to him by his father who was a Col. in the North Vietnam army. When we visited the War museum […]
January 11, 2018 Departing for Southeast Asia While I won’t be arriving in Southeast Asia on elephant back, instead it will be aboard EVA Airlines, which is an airline based in Taiwan. I was in Thailand in 2015, and was so eager to return to Southeast Asia. Today it becomes a reality. So, after 15 […]