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The cyclos of Chau Doc did not have much in the way of hand-holds but were fun to ride

Weird wheels and why you should use them

Saigon cyclo The Vietnamese cyclo is a three-wheel bicycle taxi introduced to Vietnam by the French in the colonial period ...
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Shwedagon Pagoda lights up the night sky. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar

Five fun ways to enjoy Yangon

Bogyoke Aung San market ( Scott's market) Bogyoke Aung San market, once known as Scott's market, is named after Aung ...
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Amtrak's Southwest Chief stops in Albuquerque, New Mexico on the way from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Why you should travel Amtrak sleeper class to Chicago

Why take the train? A couple of years ago we flew in to Los Angeles from Rarotonga, on the way ...
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The unicorn dancer in the Lion and Unicorn Dance performed on the jetty at Bat Trang, North Vietnam.

Vietnamese unicorn and lion dance

One of the joys of river cruises is being able to travel in comfort and style while countryside, villages and ...
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