Oh my! I've been beach bumming lately and have totally slacked off on my writing. We are in Australia now so I'll back track a bit since I've not posted anything about our time in Cambodia or ... FULL ARTICLE AT Travellerspoint
Today we both escorted tours entitled, “Journey to the Mekong Delta”, a vast area home to 25 million Vietnamese. We traveled 2 ½ hours through lush countryside in small vans to the “long boats” waiting for us in the Mekong ... FULL ARTICLE AT Travellerspoint
Border patrol police patrol on Tuesday morning found and seized 16 sacks containing a total of 600 slabs of compressed dried marijuana, weighing about 600kg, on the bank of the Mekong River in Muang district of Nong Khai province. FULL ARTICLE AT The Bangkok Post
As our bus pulled onto the overloaded ferry that would surely sink into the Mekong if many more ramshackle vehicles joined the tuk tuks and scooters and jam-packed van “taxis” on the ominously creaking watercraft, the waiting children scrambled into ... FULL ARTICLE AT Perceptive Travel Blog
The Mekong is one of the world’s major rivers. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is 4,350 km (2,703 mi), and it drains an area of 795,000 km (307,000 sq mi), discharging 475 km (114 cu mi) of water annually.
From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China's Yunnan province, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Laos, Thailand,... Full
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