Category Archives: Vietnam

Vietnam Photos

Although our time in Vietnam was cut short by not being allowed to bring the trucks into the country, we still managed to see some pretty cool sights in Ho Chi Minh City and south along the Mekong Delta. Check out the photos in the gallery.

Where in the world are the trucks?

Although our interactions with the border guards on Monday gave us a feeling of comfort leaving the trucks at the Cambodian border, some second thoughts of course still existed.  Is it safe to leave our cars at this border? The main immigration officer that we were dealing with told us it would be okay to leave […]

"Man This Place Has Changed"

My father served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam for 20 months. He spent 10 months working with the U.S. Marines in Dong Ha, a few miles south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and then another 10 months working to train Vietnamese locals in Go Cong Province about 2 hours south of what was then Saigon.  When my dad arrived in […]

Troubles at the Border

So far, we have had pretty smooth sailing in terms of crossing new frontiers with the trucks. We anticipated some potential problems in southern Thailand… no worries. We were a little anxious about Cambodia… nice people. We had researched as much as we could from as many sources as possible about crossing into Vietnam with the […]