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March 31, 2016

Africa Chapter I: Arriving in Namibia

Where was I the past month? Why was I even there? Over March of 2016, I travelled to Outjo, Namibia to visit Peace Corps volunteer and girlfriend, Christine Callahan: ChroniclesofNamibia.com, on her 2.5 year tour working in a hospital. The full trip was about 23 days as I learned about her lifestyle there, travelled around […]

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Dan

October 12, 2015

Vietnam Days 11-14: Relax and Depart

As the two quick weeks came to an end, we spent the final days in the countryside with family and friends. Playing cards, cooking, lounging, drinking, and hard manual labor define the rituals of the people living an hour and a half outside of Saigon.

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Dan

October 9, 2015

Vietnam Day 10: How to Ca Phe Sua Da

The last few days of this trip I am out in the countryside. Aside from quality time with Hai’s family, we are dedicating most of our time to catching up on outstanding work and resting. Instead of the usual posts, I want to wrap up the trip with a few how-to’s and tips on some […]

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October 7, 2015

Vietnam Day 9: Holysee Temple & Cu Chi Tunnels

7:32 am – Hopping on the back of a scooter early in the morning to drive through Saigon will really wake one up.

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Vietnam Day 8: Back to Saigon

9:58 am – Checking out of the hotel. Even here there is a lot of construction from the boom in tourism.

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October 5, 2015

Vietnam Day 7: Day Market in Phu Quoc

8:44 am – Breakfast at a fancy pho restaurant aimed towards tourists. Very nice view of the ocean.

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October 4, 2015

Vietnam Day 6: Touring Phu Quoc

8:15 am – We were going to rent a boat for the day, but it is down pouring out, so we are going to Tour via taxi while it rains.

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Vietnam Day 5: Flying to Phu Quoc

8:53 am – There aren’t many fat people here. There are a handful of men and women with slight belly’s but most are either malnourished or average size. Hai pointed out it is due to the small portions they feed for meals at restaurants. Then he asked for a second bowl of Pho.

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Dan

October 2, 2015

Vietnam Day 4: Trekking Bach Ma National Park

9:39 am – Pho Bo for a late breakfast, then going to Back Ma. Hai invited his cousins – Hung and Hieu. They have a day off today, so they said they would join us.

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Vietnam Day 3: Hoi An Day Trip

9:30 am – Taking one of the cousin’s scooters down to Hoi An for the day. It is about a 45 minute drive from Da Nang.

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