First port Phu My in Vietnam. Took the bus tour to Ho Chi. Minh City. First stop was the museum Them mummifies body of a 60 year old aristocratic Vietnamese women discovered in Ho Chi Minh City. She was buried in a full shroud with grave goods all of which were soaked in a red solution Water puppets at the Museum Next stop on our tour was the Minh Phuong Laquer Factory Duck eggs that have hatched are used for […]
Next port – Korsakov Russia. A 7am start on a “rustic bus” Next stop was the “Ice Palace” for a pit stop and a bit of souvenir shopping A tour in Russia would not be complete without a trip to a military memorial – Victory Square and Square of Glory complete with massive statues and tanks. I liked the love locks on the fences Next the Sakhalin Regional Museum. Korsakov was ruled by Japan at one time so this […]
On tour to Kushiro Shitsugen National Park to row canoes through the wetlands. Very pleasant way to spend the day. A huge pod of Dolphins entertained us soon after leaving Kushiro. Next day was at sea – scenic cruising.