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

Talking to our guide, Truong, about history, of ended up being a very moving conversation about his childhood, about nearly starving during the 1980s, about eating manioc root, about the family home containing two beds and one rickety bicycle. Today, Truong has dreams about having his own business