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Our local insiders share their insights on the most incredible experiences to be had in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

Find out where and when to go, the best cultural festivals, golden temples, where to hike, eat and where you might spot a rare Irrawaddy dolphin on the Mekong River.

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The journey to the Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Vietnam’s most eccentric temple, is pee-in-your-pants terrifying. The harrowing trek starts at the Dalat railway station and involves rumbling along rusted tracks on an old train, careening toward steep mountain passes and ending up in the sleepy hamlet of Trai Mat.
Leslie Nguyen-Okqu
World Nomads contributor

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