Lockdown 2 - Social distancing returns to Saigon
Anthony Bourdain documentary, supersonic travel is making a comeback, walking the length of the Ganges, and more great travel reads
Greetings from Saigon, where we are back to social distancing for two weeks. It’s been brewing for the last month, so I have been mentally prepared for this to happen again. Even though the numbers are small compared to other places, this new outbreak has been making news headlines around the world.
Here are the latest updates on Nomadic Notes, and other great travel reads from around the web.
Latest posts at Nomadic Notes
I introduced my new Europe rail newsletter in last week’s newsletter, and here are more details in blog form.
COVID-19 and travel (or lack thereof)
Those last two articles are a grim read, especially if you work in tourism in Asia, so here are some lemurs and meerkats relaxing to music in Thailand.
Assorted travel reads
“In the wake of wars, natural disasters and insurgencies, Mozambique is experiencing an environmental renaissance. One of the results is a new and stunningly beautiful national park.”
“Officials seized their chance to turn a war-scarred city into a modern metropolis.”
“Siddharth Agarwal spent two years trekking along the nation’s holiest river and everywhere he went he saw the impact of climate change and human interference.”
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The Nomadic Notes Travel Newsletter is a weekly newsletter of the best travel reads and interesting travel news from around the web, and random ramblings by the editor.
- James Clark