A Mekong Homestay in a Khmer region of the Mekong Delta

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A New Mekong Homestay The Mekong Delta is a popular destination when visiting Vietnam and staying in a Mekong Homestay is an excellent way to spend a night or two to explore the culture and beauty. I have just returned with my pals Nghia and Hau from an exploratory tour in search of an alternative […]

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A Mekong Homestay in a Khmer region of the Mekong Delta

A New Mekong Homestay The Mekong Delta is a popular destination when visiting Vietnam and staying in a Mekong Homestay is an excellent way to spend a night or two to explore the culture and beauty. I have just returned with my pals Nghia and Hau from an exploratory tour in search of an alternative […]

November 21, 2015 1
Former Special Forces Duc To
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Interesting Vietnam War Video Footage

I am in the highlands on a regular basis. Over the years I have hosted a number of Americans that have had a return to where they served or wounded as part of their bucket list. It has always been an interesting experience and because of these tours, I have become more knowledgeable and a […]

August 31, 2015 0
The young tribesman
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Owee Adventures and Donald G Carr update

For friends and family I think it may be time to update what has been going on and as to the fate of Donald G Carr….. the matter is now settled and I will explain. Firstly: Since I became busy guiding tours, I have neglected updating my blog frequently. I went into my hosting domain […]

August 29, 2015 0
Carr, Donald G.
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Donald G Carr listed as Missing in Action

I had never heard of Donald G Carr and had no idea at how profoundly he would affect my life. This blog has been a year and a half in the making and perhaps one of the most difficult. Even now I take long pauses before writing trying to collect my thoughts as to how […]

July 10, 2015 11
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Charities in Vietnam

Over the past years I have at times been asked how a person can help Charities in Vietnam. I am aware of many orphanages and have limited experience with Charities such as World Vision, Doctors without Borders, East meets West, and so on…….. I have always been aware of monies lining pockets of administration but […]

June 20, 2015 4
Cruising backroads
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Off the beaten track Vietnam

It has been some years since I wrote about an off the beaten track Vietnam. When I originally wrote about it, I had already had experience going to places that most foreigners cannot see or travel too, but now…….. I have been guiding tours off the beaten track by motorcycle for 5 years now. There […]

May 22, 2015 0
My friends
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Tet in Vietnam

Tet in Vietnam………. To most foreigners that live in Vietnam will feel a chill and shudder down the backbone at the mention of those words. To the Vietnamese that rarely have a day off during the year, it is a time to spend with family and friends, pray to their spirits, and party. I will […]

February 18, 2015 5
Beef anyone?
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Best Tour Company in Vietnam ?

After a recent tour, I was witness to events that now have me convinced that V’Explore Travel may be the best tour company in Vietnam if not one of the best. I will get to the story in a moment bit For those that know me……. I have been driving motorcycles more than 40 years […]

January 27, 2015 4
tripadvisor-esclamazione
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Tripadvisor posting guidelines a mess

Tripadvisor banned my ip along with others with no explanation. I thought was perhaps a mistake and I sent an email. Here is what followed: To: support@tripadvisor.com IT seems that the maintenance on your site has possibly caused an issue with my account. I can no longer log on or access my owners listings and […]

December 24, 2014 8
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Tripadvisor Destination Expert?

Tripadvisor one day without notice, banned my ip after years of my giving advice and receiving so many comment and emails of appreciation. Many of their destination experts for Vietnam became my friends and many regular posters as well. I enjoyed very much when they actually came to Nha Trang to visit with me and […]

December 21, 2014 5
Really? That is almost a lie
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Tripadvisor Forums a Dissapointment

Most advice offered on the Tripadvisor forums is by other travelers that have visited the destination you are interested in going to. They have the best intentions and can give you advice as far as they understand, however, what if you want to get off the beaten path and see the country away from the […]

December 19, 2014 3
house
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Renovations Finished.

I have to admit that this time most of the renovations went smoothly. The original estimate by the contractor was 50 million (about 2500 dollars) for a couple of weeks worth of work. The actual time took 5 weeks and the total came to double of what was quoted at 100 mil (5000 dollars.) When […]

December 9, 2014 4
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