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Feb 5, 2006 - North Vietnam (Part 1)

Vietnam has been an interesting experience so far. The way I can describe it is like this... a bombardment of the senses! Our story begins on our flight to Hanoi (northern Vietnam). On the plane we met 3 people from Israel with whom we actually traveled with for about 5 days. The trip started out with a bang as we arrived on the day of Vietnam's New Year Celebrations. The formal name is 'Lunar New Year' (also known as 'TET') and this is the most important annual festival in Vietnam! This holiday lasts 3 days. So, we joined right in with the...

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