Today started with all of us finally arriving in Ho Chi Minh city just after midnight. It was hot and humid and while air conditioned beds awaited us, we first opted for a quick celebration of our arrival by sharing a few beers and stories of the nearly 24 hour journey from our little island on the other side of the Pacific.
After a few hours of much needed sleep, we got to be tourist in the busy city of Ho Chi Minh.
We made it to the airport. And successfully checked in. And only left one thing at security (which since then has been retrieved). And now we are waiting for the plane to Seoul, our interim stop to Vietnam, and attentions are drawn to the anticipation of the journey and what we will see, do and experience.
So far, the best statement so far has been, “All your answers will be questioned”.
Photo credit: PeaceTrees VietNam
For me, “Community” is a critical part of the Sustainable Living formula; so much so that it is the fourth pillar in our Camp 4 our Sustainable Living approach (which, for those who are curious, all four pillars are Food, Water, Shelter, Community). We feel blessed everyday to live in a wonderful island community but it is easy to forget that not every part of the world is just like it is here so we are stretching our idea of community beyond “the local” to “the global”. And to widen this lens of community, I am thrilled to be traveling to Vietnam with PeaceTrees Vietnam.