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VFP VietNam 2014 Tour: 3 Travel To Khe Sanh

Hello All, The Tour left Hanoi on Tuesday to travel to Dong Ha, Quang Tri Province, to meet with the people of Project Renew. We visited the vocational program for the Blind, the Unexploded Ordnance project, the Mine Action Center, witnessed the … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Nine.

April 24, Tuesday: Off we went down Highway 9 through cobwebs of the mind looking for familiar landmarks, but everything thank god has changed. Even the best known and easiest-to-recognize pile of rocks, the Rockpile, doesn’t look the same. Back … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Eight.

April 23, Monday: We drove from Hue to Dong Ha where we had a formal meeting with local officials of the  Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO). We learned that 15.4 million tons of munitions were used during the war, and … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. Three.

April 18, Wednesday:  On our first full day, we first met with Mr. Nguyen Van Kein, Vice President of The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), and Mr. Bui Van Nghi of the Vietnam-U.S. Friendship Society.  These types of meetings … Continue reading

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2012 VFP Tour BlogLog. One.

Showing Michael Marceau around SF as we killed time before the tour takes off tonight at 1:30 am. 13 hours to Taipei and another 3 hours to Hanoi. A redeye to redden any eye. Among the sights: some of the … Continue reading

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