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With my Mnong guide on board Elvis the Elephant, the kind of Yok Don National Park.

Meeting Elvis in Vietnam

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Who would have thought that Elvis would be alive and spotted living in a nature reserve in Vietnam?

Destinations: Buon Me Thuot | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Adventure | National Parks | Animals | Nature | Ecotourism

Opinion - Challenges facing Burma following Aung San Suu Kyi's release

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Aung San Suu Kyi may be free from house arrest but there is much work to be done. The question is, how genuine about change are those who kept her away for so long?

Destinations: Burma
Topics: People | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Ho Chi Minh's residence, Hanoi.

A day visiting Uncle Ho and my new Hanoi family

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One morning I woke up and decided to pay my respects to Ho Chi Minh, the revered father of modern Vietnam. By the day's end, I took away more treasures from the people of Hanoi.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | 20th Century History | Traditions | War & Conflict
Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Tran Van Duc (left) with fellow My lai massacre survivor Truong Thi Le.

My Lai massacre survivor speaks of his survival

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Psychological scars from the Vietnam War still run deep. My Lai massacre survivor Tran Van Duc breaks his silence on how he survived the 1968 My Lai massacre. This is a translated version of Mr, Tran's own words.

Destinations: Quang Ngai | Vietnam
Topics: War & Conflict

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