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

Yes, the masses do aerobics. Kevin would be on the filmmaker war path from then on, searching for some authentic spiritual exercise in the morning. Too much toasting with glasses of beer rendered this goal elusive. We had to make do with a few old folks doing tai chi by the lake. On the other hand, this disco music was Vietnamese "new wave, " very evocative of Kevin's childhood with his Viet Kieu friends