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Paul Slemmons


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Los Gatos, California , United States

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I work for an import/export forwarding company in San Jose, California. I am studying Vietnamese, and plan to take a trip to Vietnam at least once a year for fun and business.

Paul Slemmons's Recent Contributions

Movie review of "The Quiet American"

Paul Slemmons - pslemmons [299]

I love this movie. I first read the book when I bought a knock-off paperback from a little street-girl vendor on Dong Khoi Street when I traveled to Ho Chi Minh City(Saigon) last year. It was easy...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam

The "Funky Monkey"

Paul Slemmons - pslemmons [299]

Every island hopping boat out of Nha Trang has an onboard Viet guide that leads the group. Our guide for the day was probably about 35, but tried to act like he was 25. He swaggered and bellowed out...

Destinations: Nha Trang | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Beaches & Resorts

"Apocalypse Not"

Paul Slemmons - pslemmons [299]

I just finished my second morning cup of Vietnamese coffee at a street café. Nha Trang was coming to life. It is nothing like the din of motorbikes in Saigon. Only an occasional motorbike buzzes by. A...

Destinations: Nha Trang | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | War & Conflict

"9 hours to Nha Trang?!"

Paul Slemmons - pslemmons [299]

I found a job at a startup Vietnamese import/export forwarding company a couple years ago after losing my job in the dot-com bust. After a month or two, one day, my boss says, "You have to go to...

Destinations: Nha Trang | Vietnam

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