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Friday, January 28, 2011

I hear Little Rock calling

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LITTLE ROCK: The little rock in VIetnams eery Ha Long Bay is so famous it graces a 200,000 Dong note.
  • LITTLE ROCK: The 'little rock' in Vietnam's Ha Long Bay is so famous it graces a 200,000 Dong note.
GUANGZHOU, CHINA — My trips nears an end. It's the start of the weekend in Arkansas. So I thought I'd respond to an outpouring (two) of requests for some photos of my boat trip around Asia. Most on the jump.

THE CHILDREN: With arms outstretched, Cambodian children gathered around us at a pagoda and everywhere else in this struggling land.
  • THE CHILDREN: With arms outstretched, Cambodian children gathered around us at a pagoda and everywhere else in this struggling land.

HAPPY BUDDHA: On Ko Samui, in Thailand.
  • HAPPY BUDDHA: On Ko Samui, in Thailand.

BEER HERE- A beer boat was among the many vendors in a Thai floating market.
  • BEER HERE- A beer boat was among the many vendors in a Thai floating market.

CLEAR THE TRACKS: A market built close on a railroad line in Thailand inches back briefly when the train comes through.
  • CLEAR THE TRACKS: A market built close on a railroad line in Thailand inches back briefly when the train comes through.

CRUNCHY: A heaping plate of green mango salad in Vietnam.
  • CRUNCHY: A heaping plate of green mango salad in Vietnam.

NEW YEAR: Vietnamese observe the New Year by having photos of children made at department store New Year's displays. No Santa.
  • NEW YEAR: Vietnamese observe the New Year by having photos of children made at department store New Year's displays. No Santa.

WAR LEGACY: Children with birth defects from Agent Orange exposure of their parents, including an eyeless keyboardist, play in the war museum in Saigon.
  • WAR LEGACY: Children with birth defects from Agent Orange exposure of their parents, including an eyeless keyboardist, play in the war museum in Saigon.

UNCLE HO: His tomb in Hanoi.
  • UNCLE HO: His tomb in Hanoi.

SOUPS ON: A steaming bowl of pho bo in Hanoi. With spring rolls and beer, about $4.
  • SOUP'S ON: A steaming bowl of pho bo in Hanoi. With spring rolls and beer, about $4.

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