Viet Nam with Kim and Kevin

From July 4 to 27, my brother Kevin and I travelled in Viet Nam, peering closely at the country through our respective lenses of filmmaker and historian. Here is the first installment, my first internet photos, and my first fitful start at using technology for sharing what I have learned.

15 August 2005

Like VIPs, we were met at the airport by our acquaintance Hoang's family in Hanoi when we touched down on July 5 after about 24 hours of travel. Hoang was an exchange student in Wichita, Kansas, our hometown, and he graciously extended his family's hospitality to us, even while he was still in the USA. His family came to be dear friends.