Exploring Cambodia and Viet Nam on the Mekong River

Exotic destinations are becoming more and more enticing to baby boomers as they start to check off their bucket list of things to see and do, China and the Great Wall, the Nile and The Pyramids, African game preserves and Victoria Falls, the Galapagos Islands and the evolution of species… But most intriguing of all might be Viet Nam and Cambodia. Both are on Trip Advisors top 10 destinations for 2017. For many who served in the war it’s a difficult decision to go back. Many veterans are curious to see the changes that have taken place in 50 years and others can’t get over the memories of their youth.  The recent television series by Ken Burns on the The Vietnam War puts this into a vivid perspective.

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