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Exploring Vietnam | How to Experience Local Life in the Mekong Delta

Longboat in Mekong Delta
Two hours outside of the electric, neon rush of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the Mekong Delta: over 15,000 sq miles of rivers, streams and islands where the Den and Sau rivers meet the ocean. Exploring the Mekong Delta  will take you through a diversity of landscapes from farmland, mangroves, and jungles. Roughly 20 million people live in the ...
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First Time in Vietnam // Part 2 // Photo Slideshow

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Wildland directors, Kurt and Anne Kutay, recently  sponsored a young student , Shea, from our local community to make their first journey abroad with their teacher, Marjie Bowker. These pictures tell the story of an eye-and-heart opening experience for a deserving student who is now an aspiring writer an...
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First Time in Vietnam // Part 1 // Ho Chi Minh for Rice Cakes

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Four years ago, I never thought I'd be spending ten days in Vietnam when I was 18 and still in school, let alone on an all-expenses-paid trip with my former high school English teacher, Marjie Bowker. But that was before I met the Kutay's and before I met Marjie. I've never been in a place where I don't speak the language or read the signs, and now...
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Our Shared Passion for Compassion

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This month I want to share A Closer Look at how we at Wildland give back in our own communities. Anne and I have an inspirational story of giving the gift of travel to a deserving young person in our neighborhood schools who rose up against the odds, and now the world beckons. Check out our feel-good video interview with local student Shea, and rea...
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What I'll See and Do in Vietnam, Cambodia, & Laos

Laura Bagan
Next month I am headed to SE Asia for a scouting trip through Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. As the Asia Program Director, I like to revisit all of our destinations on a regular basis to stay in touch with our guides, find new exciting and authentic adventures, and seek out the best places to send you when you visit. It's a tough job, but s...
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