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Nov 8, 2012

Episode 132: Vietnam shoot, Scotch Whisky blend

Being accepted into the inner circle of the city of Hue is not something that many white men can claim.

I have found myself teary eyed many times in the first five days in Vietnam. The people honor what we are undertaking to do with this documentary, especially when they hear that Hung, the 'protagonist' is the son of the artist responsible for the famous statues by the Perfume River.

Yesterday we were in the home of one of Hung's father's colleagues, interviewing him. We joined him for lunch and almost drained a bottle of Scotch/Vietnamese spirit blend in the process.

In Vietnam, the tradition is to drink together, not only in the general sense, but to 'drink as one' each time. It has an interesting effect.


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