What lies beneath

There’s just not enough words, puns or hours to post the nooks and crannies of my time. Or just not appropriate – the way these posts are going. Wandering down some of the dark streets of history isn’t something for me to chat here, nor is it my place to shoot observation arrows into the blog abyss on the extremity of the rich poor divide of places I’ve spent only a few days in, when you really want to know is why Laughing Cow comes in cubes and is ham flavoured out here. Here’s a few nooks so you have an idea of what lies between these posts and I don’t forget once back on the motherland.

Trips and transport

Boating down the Mekong Delta

Boating down the Mekong Delta

Hanging with the bears and additional group member pre waterfall

Hanging with the bears and additional group member pre waterfall

Longtail boat around the Bangkok Canals

Longtail boat around the Bangkok Canals

Cyclo tourist times on Phnom Penh

Cyclo tourist times on Phnom Penh

Getting comfy in the upper bunk on the night train from Bangkok to Chumpon

Getting comfy in the upper bunk on the night train from Bangkok to Chumpon

 

Corners of History

Ho Chi Minh embalmed body-Hanoi, Vietnam
Self immolation protest monk – Hue, Vietnam
S21 – Phnom Penh , Cambodia
The Killing fields– Cambodia
War Remnants Museum – Vietnam

 

War museum poster, killing fields memorial, monk's heart that did not burn, outside the war museum

War museum poster and planes, the  killing fields memorial, monk’s heart.

Cu Chi tunnels Squeeze, American tank, demonstrating traps

Cu Chi tunnels squeeze, American tank, demonstrating traps

 

Local town for local people

Local meal at Luang Prabang, Vietnam  and eating spring rolls and tarantulas at Mr Ray’s in Cambodia ( see  tarantula wine)

Learning to jump bamboo sticks with the local school children in Lao

Coconut sweet factory at the Mekong Delta

Chatting English with Teenagers at New Hope Foundation and eating crickets

 

New hope foundation visiting

New hope foundation visiting

Lao schoolchildren teaching us to dance- Lao, Coconut sweet factory -Cambodia

Lao school children, Coconut sweet factory -Cambodia

Pak Ou Caves of buddah statues - Luang Prabang

Pak Ou Caves on the Mekong River

 

 

Those cubes..

 

Ham, onion, tomato...

Ham, onion, tomato…