Entries from Down Chicago’s Drain tagged with 'Mekong River'

Family Friendly Mekong Journey

Nature Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman is taking his family on a journey down the Mekong River through Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Follow along online through videos and photos....

Radio Journey on the Mekong

NPR is running a nice series this week on the Mekong River. Michael Sullivan travels from the headwaters in Tibet all the way down the the delta in Vietnam, talking about the history of the river as well as...

Mekong River Adventures

Here's a great story about some Minneapolis boat punks who venture down the Mekong in a leaky boat: The New Voyageurs...

Flirting with other rivers - The Mekong

Recently I had the chance to visit Nong Khai, a town in northern Thailand on the border with Laos. Here the Mekong River forms the border between the two countries. Just outside of town there is a bridge over the...

You Sunk My Battleship

I've spent the last few days riding a bike around to visit the ruined temples at Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Since it was so hot and I was on a bike, I didn't make it out to the far flung...