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Mekong Delta Tour

Isn't this girl just the cutest thing ever? We met her at the very end of our tour of the Mekong Delta. I'm going to keep this short since it's 12:30 AM and I need to pack.

The tour was fantastic. We had a 2 hr drive to the Mekong River, took a water taxi across the river, then took an all day tour of the jungle. It was very interesting to learn all of the Vietnamese history and culture that our great tour guide provided to us.

The pictures can be found here.

10 things to remember:

1. I still hate snakes, especially 15-20 foot long pythons.
2. The food continues to amaze me. I know I talk about it a lot (according to my mother-in-law), but it's really, really good. I'm going to find a Vietnamese restaurant in Atlanta to take Beth to.
3. Somehow I think the people living in the jungle knew we were coming since there were shops shattered throughout the tour. It's kind of like going to Lancaster, PA to see the Amish and running into the outlet stores (but to a much smaller scale of course).
4. Stay more than 4 feet from a monkey in a cage or he will steal your glasses.
5. The river is really, really huge. It makes the Mississippi River look like a creek.
6. Apples from the roadside are really good.
7. Find a great Project Manager to set you up with all of the fun things to do.
8. Michael, Oscar & Elizabeth are confirmed alive. Beth has not killed them yet.
9. I think I found Butkus.
10. Remember how people treat you when you are in a strange place. I'm going to try to be more open, friendly, and welcoming when I get home.

That's it. I'll try to post more later. I need to get ready to go back home. I'm ready to go home, but at the same time I am really going to miss the team. I think I'm going to be pretty sad, but it's a good excuse to come back. Thanks team! I'll never forget this trip.

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  1. Andy, I've really enjoyed following your trip on the internet. I think you have done a very good job on your blog. Your pictures are very interesting. I'm so glad to see that my niece has rubbed off on you in some ways(ha!ha!). Anyway, enjoy the rest of your trip and have a safe flight home. Love always, Big Beth
    P.S. Don't forget Memaw's Dec. 17!!!!

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