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VIETNAM / CAMBODIA

Adventures Afloat: Angkor Wat and the Mekong River: Life along the Mekong in Cambodia and Vietnam

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Rick Davis Jul 30, 2014 at 08:46 AM

My wife and I are taking the Mekong Delta trip in September. You who have already taken this trip, do you advise we convert some American dollars to Dong before leaving the States? If so, how much do you suggest? Any advice you have regarding the Vietnamese currency is welcomed.
Louetta Schwab Jul 30, 2014 at 08:59 AM

No bother to convert here, we had no problems with US dollars.. This may have been our favorite trip so far....we've been on 9 RS trips and 3 with other companies. You will not be in Vietnam very long. Most is Cambodia. While in Saigon, you really should visit the french ice cream parlor. Your guide can help you with directions, we walked. They serve art!!! Enjoy your trip!
Judith Hrycak Jul 30, 2014 at 10:14 AM

I agree with Louetta. Had no problem with US dollar, and also was our best trip yet! we thought we may even want to go again in a few years. So much to see and enjoyed the people in Cambodia, They are so very nice.


Saralea Altman Jul 29, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Cassie Hensley, I can not find your comment on this thread. Please contact me at
saralea@hotmail.com


Ellin Ifft Jul 22, 2014 at 08:37 PM

I'm going on the Aug. 27, 2014 trip - anyone out there going to be on same trip?
Sue Stinson Jul 27, 2014 at 04:10 PM

We are: Sue and Jim from Greensboro, North Carolina. eare newly retired (a year ago) and this is our first RS trip.
Ellin Ifft Jul 28, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Great - I've taken several RS trips and been very happy with them. RS suggests we put the red RS luggage tag on our carry-ons so we can identify each other which I've found very helpful on these long trips. We can introduce ourselves in San Francisco while waiting to board by looking for other red tags.


Susan Nix Jun 30, 2014 at 08:56 PM

We would be interested in finding out who else is going on the July trip on the Mekong Delta trip. There are three of us together, two former peace Corps Volunteers(Nigeria) and one who traveled extensively working with relief and aid projects throughout other areas of Asia. We all live in Pasadena, California.
Allan Wicker Jul 01, 2014 at 01:53 PM

Hi Susan,
Allan Wicker Jul 01, 2014 at 01:55 PM

My wife, Ding, and I are on the July trip. We're almost neighbors, since we live in Claremont, CA.
Allan Wicker Jul 01, 2014 at 01:56 PM

(I see that hitting return results in a new post). Ding is ka
Allan Wicker Jul 01, 2014 at 02:00 PM

I'm having difficulty with this, so I'll try to send you an e-mail via the RS link.
Deborah Donovan Jul 11, 2014 at 08:49 PM

My husband, Howard Weisman- he did not change his name when we were married- live in Pleasant Hill,Ca and we are leaving tomorrow for this program. I am retired attorney and solar business owner and Howard is a psychiatrist- still practicing. We love adventure and am looking forward to meeting new friends.
Susan Nix Jul 12, 2014 at 02:13 AM

Hi Deborah,
Susan Nix Jul 12, 2014 at 02:22 AM

We look forward to meeting you both! This is going to be a fascinating trip with, it sounds like, a group of energetic travelers. See you in Siem Reap.


Rick Davis Jun 19, 2014 at 01:52 PM

This question is addressed to anyone who has already taken the Mekong Delta trip ... My wife and I are planning to take along our Nook E-books on our trip. Did you use converters to recharge your elecrtonics? If so, did use the same converters in Vietnam (including on the boat) and in Cambodia?
Louetta Schwab Jul 30, 2014 at 09:01 AM

Yes, you will need a converter. Worked every place we used it.


Eugene Woods May 23, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I'm traveling solo on the September 19 program. At the end, I'm considering flying to Luang Prabang and then on to Chiangmai to board a southbound train. Fly back to the states from Kuala Lampur or Singapore. Looking for the security of fellow travelers. Anyone interested?


Barb Milligan May 21, 2014 at 06:58 PM

I am going on the 9/4 trip and still looking for someone to share a room with. I know that Ginger responded but I could not find her post. So Ginger are you paying the supplement or do you want to share a room?
Saralea Altman May 22, 2014 at 06:44 PM

I am number 1 on the wait list. Will need a roommate.
Barb Milligan May 22, 2014 at 09:53 PM

Are you going 9/4 -9/18?
Saralea Altman May 22, 2014 at 10:31 PM

yes, please contact me at my e-mail address
Saralea Altman May 22, 2014 at 10:32 PM

saralea@hotmail.com
Ginger Braski May 27, 2014 at 03:11 PM

Hi. I signed up for the trip and will be sharing a room.
Saralea Altman May 27, 2014 at 03:21 PM

Who are you sharing with? I think Barb and I are trying to make an arrangement.
Ginger Braski May 27, 2014 at 04:01 PM

I am signed up to share, but I do not know with whom.


Rick Davis May 17, 2014 at 12:39 PM

My wife and I are on the trip beginning Sept 19 ... anyone else going at this time?
Geraldine Davis May 17, 2014 at 01:10 PM

Yes, Linda Smith and I are going on September 19...No relationship to you I assume. I'm also going on the pre-trip.
Rick Davis May 17, 2014 at 01:15 PM

we are not doing the pre-trip ... but look forward to meeting you in Saigon
Eugene Woods May 27, 2014 at 12:28 PM

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