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Mar 15, 2007 - Heading to Kham Duc

We joined up with another guide who was taking two Danish guys on the some route as we were taking, although they had their own bikes. We spent the first part of the morning looking around one of the Montagnard - the general term for all minority peoples - villages. We started by visiting a gronghouse (at least that is what it sounded like) - a long, very tall wooden house on stilts, used for celebrations and funerals. The building looks pretty unusual, and from the inside the beams supporting the roof criss cross all over the place without...

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Geraint's World Trip

Apr 28, 2005 - Day 4: Ho Chi Minh Trail to Phuoc Son

Our day started in a orphanage in Kom Tun run by Catholic nuns. We spent some time in the nursery playing with the dozen of so children under 4. In some respects, it was like being home watching my nieces and nephews fighting over the same toy and having fits when they don't get their way. Unfortunately, however, in this case, there really weren't enough toys to go around. There were also a couple of kids with obvious developmental problems and it's sad to realize that these kids will probably never get the attention they need. I was...

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