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Mission Vietnam

The canals of the Mekong Delta are surrounded by lush palm forests.
The canals of the Mekong Delta are surrounded by lush palm forests.

Vietnam is a hotchpotch of old and new, with everything from cultural and historical attractions to dynamic, modern cities. Join Jacqueli and Joubert Tulleken as they traverse  the country from south to north.

When you look at a world map, Vietnam is an S-shaped land mass next to the South China Sea, bordered by China to the north and Cambodia and Laos to the west.

We flew from Denpasar in Bali (read the story here) to Ho Chi Minh City. The humidity smacked us in the face when we stepped out of the air-conditioned Tan Son Nhat International Airport – it felt like walking into a sauna. It was late September, the wettest month in Ho Chi Minh.

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