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Posts Tagged ‘Saigon’

The Best Local Travel Pictures of 2012

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 4 January 2013

With another year of pictures under our belt, it’s time again to spotlight our Photo of the Year – an image that most captured the imagination of The Travel Word team and a group of external judges. Like our Photo of the Year 2010 and Photo of the Year 2011, we believe this year’s winning image truly captures the imagination, a glimpse of something uncommon in a very familiar place.

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Photo of the Week: Rolling Boats along the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

  • Huong Tran (photo and text)
  • 28 September 2012

The Mekong Delta is the biggest delta in Vietnam, located where the Mekong River divides up into nine mouths that run to the sea. Rich and fertile, this region is Vietnam’s agricultural heartland, full of tropical fruit orchards, fish farms and rice paddies. This photo was taken while enjoying a peaceful paddle in small rolling boats along the delta’s seemingly endless water-coconut channels.

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Bicycles in Vietnam: More than Simple Transport

  • Tuan Truong
  • 25 August 2011

In Saigon, bicycles are a tradition and a livelihood. For generations, bicycles have been used not only as transport but also as a way of generating income for working-class families. A lot of people’s lives are closely connected to this rudimentary conveyance because they can earn their living right on two wheels.

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Thoughts from the Heart of an Ancient Cambodian Empire

  • WHL Group
  • 11 October 2010

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Ny Sandayvy, office manager at angkorhotels.org, the whl.travel local connection based Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Success at the whl.travel Asia-Pacific Regional Conference

  • whl.travel
  • 11 July 2009

What do you get when you bring together more than 25 local travel experts from the Asia-Pacific region with the international whl.travel team? An awesome burst of organisational creativity that has reaffirmed to all who attended the whl.travel Asia Pacific Regional Conference that we’re on the right path to something amazing. Held in Ho Chi…

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