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Chaos, beauty, glory (Saigon)

We knew within 2-3 hours that we loved Saigon.  Like any big city in Asia, there is a certain degree of chaos that comes from the intensity of concentrated humanity.  Saigon is a very modern city, and it’s buzzing with activity.  The traffic, particularly, seems… Read More

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Three nights in Phnom Penh

Three nights hasn’t been enough time to really get a feel for Phnom Penh.  On our first full day in the city we visited the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek, a necessary stop for all tourists.  Like many New Zealanders, I didn’t know much at… Read More

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Last day in KL

Highlights of Day 4 – after a slow start to the day, we drank coffee on the leafy balcony at Moontree House, a feminist bookstore and cafe I had noticed on my first day. Most of the books weren’t in English but the few that… Read More