Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Navigating Vietnam from the water

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The Cruiseco Adventurer sails through
the Mekong River. Picture: Supplied
STEVE Lloyd is in a celebratory mood as he casts an eye over the top deck of his sleek new ship as it meanders up the mighty Mekong River though Vietnam en route to Cambodia.

"We were ambitious when building," Lloyd grins.

He has every reason to be pleased with himself. Hours earlier, Buddhist monks blessed the Cruiseco Adventurer before it was christened in port at My Tho, near Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam.

The luxury, 60-berth riverboat is at near capacity, with 48 passengers from Australia aboard for its maiden voyage.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/travel/holiday-ideas/navigating-vietnam-from-the-water/story-e6frfqf9-1226527417500#ixzz2E1QPDCXM