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Vietnam

Welcome to a world where colors are brighter, where the landscapes are more daring, the most spectacular waterfront, where history is more convincing, where tastes are more divine, where life is lived in the fast lane. This world is Vietnam, the latest Asian dragon to awake from its slumber.

Nature has blessed Vietnam with a bountiful harvest of high mountains, a murderer in coastline and radiant rice fields, Vietnam is a cracker. Inside, the peasant women in conical hats still tend to their fields, children ride buffalos along rural roads and minority people living impossible gradients.

Vietnam is a country of optimists determined to have resisted the war after the war, survived colonialism and communism, and now getting to grips with negotiating the world of capitalism. Jealous of their independence and sovereignty, the Vietnamese are generously welcoming foreigners who come as guests, not conquerors.

Do not believe the hype. Either party propaganda posters that are so common as the statues of “Uncle Ho”. Create your senses as you discover one of the most enriching, encouraging and exotic countries on earth.
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To escape the bustle of the millions of motorcycles, westward with the aquatic landscape of green fields and people sleeping in the Mekong Delta. There is plenty of adventure to be had on the island of Phu Quoc and stunning white sand beaches to relax. Back on the east coast of Mui Ne Beach, is facing a similar dilemma: the action or inaction?

Zimbabwe

Despite the improved political situation, Zimbabwe is still news for all the wrong reasons. A power-sharing government led by Robert Mugabe and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader is committed to improving the lives of Zimbabweans. Although the economy is slowly improving, millions remain dependent on food aid and disease outbreaks only complicate the situation.

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But behind the grim data lies one of the most beautiful countries in southern Africa. And despite being forced to sacrifice so much, Zimbabweans have not lost their sense of humor or resolve. With so few visitors to the country, you can expect royal treatment. They need you. While the world media focuses on the collapse of Zimbabwe, visitors can see a very different picture of the country. From the absolute desert of Mana Pools National Park, the ruins of Great Zimbabwe and the mountain looking over Mozambique to the east of Zimbabwe, for fine dining in Harare, Victoria Falls bungee, Zimbabwe offers something for everyone.

Zimbabwe is not as cheap as it once was, but still its rich culture and color. Colonialism is still recorded in all shapes, but local traditions are visible. If you are willing to join a tour group, or pay and plan your own trip, then a land of enchantment, political intrigue and looks magnificent wilderness. Oh, and Zimbabwe has one of the best climates in the world … even the worst government that can not destroy.

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