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February 2018
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Saigon Kid Going Back To Vietnam

by Cathie McIntyre (ACS)

I never made it to Hue while living in Vietnam, but soon I will be there.

In late December 2013 I will fly to Saigon for a few days before heading on to Hue where I will teach English for three months with NGO Hue Help.

I am excited!

Cathie Returns From Kayaking In Viet-Nam

by Cathie McIntyre

Last week I returned from a fabulous two-week trip to Vietnam. Another teacher and I chaperoned 14 teenagers, and we trekked, kayaked, and cycled, exploring the length of the country. We had home stays in the mountains, took an overnight sleeper train from Hanoi to Danang, and traveled by bus and […]

Cathie Taking 14 Students To Vietnam

by Cathie McIntyre

For all of you, my news is that I’ll be taking 14 students to Vietnam for two weeks, 21 March-5 April. We’ll be exploring from north to south and should have quite an adventure. These are all 12-15 year olds from the Dhahran British Grammar School in Saudi Arabia.

News From Cathie in Saudi Arabia

Cathie on Al Khobar Corniche. Arabian Gulf. Click to Enlarge

Hi Bob,

I wasn’t able to add info to the online newsletter and I wanted to attach a photo anyway, just in case you can add it. I figured I’d try this by emailing you directly.

I’m in the middle of my second […]

Cathie and Pierre Share Memories In Paris

Hi Bob,

Thanks for keeping us posted with the Saigon Gecko.

Here’s a bit of news from me:

I’ve recently returned from a week in Paris, where I had dinner with former Saigon boyfriend Pierre Luvanvi and Sandrine, one of his daughters.  Pierre is half-French, half-Vietnamese and spends half the year in Paris and […]