Where There’s a Will, There’s a Ferry

After spending almost a month in the Mekong Delta, much longer than we intended, it was time to head north for the remaining two months of our visa.  But how to get there? The straightforward route goes through Ho Chi … Read More

From Rags to (Relative) Riches

That about sums up the second leg of our Mekong journey from Rạch Giá to Phú Quốc Island after leaving Cần Thơ. Rạch Giá will not make my list of favorite places in Vietnam.  It’s a classic port town – squalid with … Read More

The Mekong Delta

Is the Mekong Delta on your travel bucket list?  If not, it should be. The Mekong River, known as Sông Cửu Long in Vietnamese (“Nine Dragons River” for its nine major branches), is the longest river in SE Asia.  It originates … Read More