Monthly Archives: April 2013

28 March 2013 – Saigon to Beijing

Today is a travel day.  We fly from Saigon to Beijing, China where we will join our next Viking River Cruise tour. All the Best, Wayne & Dianne

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27 March 2013 – Saigon

Today we enjoy a city tour of Saigon, including the Reunification Palace, China Town and the Ben Thanh Market.  In China town we visit a Pagoda (temple) where we send up our wishes with incense and smoke. All the Best, … Continue reading

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26 March 2013 – My Tho & Ho Chi Minh City (Siagon) Vietnam

Today we leave the RV Indochina and are taken by bus to Siagon.  Before checking into our hotel we are given a bus tour of Siagon.  We visit the Central Post Office and a lacquer ware workshop and gallery. All … Continue reading

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25 March 2013 – Sa Dec market & Cai Be, Vietnam

A morning sampan excursion takes us to the Sa Dec market and returns us to our riverboat.  During lunch we set sail for Cai Be. All the Best, Wayne & Dianne

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24 March 2013 – Chau Doc & Cu Lao Gien, Vietnam

We take a small boat into Chau Doc town where we tour by Rickshaw.  The small boat then takes as to visit a floating fish farm and Champ weaving village before returning us to our riverboat.  We we enjoy a … Continue reading

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23 March 2013 – sailing the Mekong

Following the usual great breakfast it’s anchors away as we sail to Chau Doc.  We are treated to a tour of the Captain’s wheelhouse followed by a sring roll making demonstration with audience participation. All the Best, Wayne & Dianne

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22 March 2013 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Traveling by cyclo (a 3 wheeled “bicycle” buggy) we visit the National Museum and Royal Palace.  An afternoon excursion to the “Killing Fields” proves to be very somber.  The area has been preserved as a memorial to those thousands killed by … Continue reading

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21 March 2013 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

At 7:00am it’s anchors away on the RV Indochina.  After about an hours cruising we stop at Kampong Trolach.  Using a traditional rural form we travel by ox cart to to the Udon Monastery where we receive a blessing from … Continue reading

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