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  • Participants will learn about the country in comparison to how the country is portrayed in American media. Among the planned activities, the group will meet with U.S. veterans who are helping Vietnamese victims of land mines that still exist along the countryside.
  • WGBY's Connecting Point features WMA teacher Michael Dziura and Teresa Kennedy '12 discussing their upcoming trip to Vietnam.


June 16 Photo Updates

June 16: This morning, we took a boat ride down the Perfume River, and visited the Pagoda of Thien Mu (the center of Buddhism in Hue), the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang, and the Citadel of Hue (one of the oldest imperial fortresses in Vietnam, which suffered severe damage in both the first French war and the Tet Offensive of 1968). This was our first truly mild day (only 75 degrees), and despite the rain, everyone was in good spirits.


A water buffalo by the Perfume River - Hue

 Entering the Citadel - Hue

Empress Landers on her throne in the Citadel - Hue

 Empresses Landers and Fontaine stepping down from their throne - Hue

 Hiding out under an urn - Hue

At the entrance to the Pagoda of Thien Mu - Hue

 Kristin Reeves and Ryan Robitaille share a laugh - Hue

Hunter Donovan hanging out on the Perfume River - Hue

Posted by webmanager on Saturday June, 16, 2012 at 11:37PM

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