Tri Nguyen

Refugee makes pilgrimage of thanks

  • Uploaded22 Apr, 2014

  • Duration04 Mins 16 Secs

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A Vietnamese refugee who arrived in Australia during the 1980s has completed a 35-day trek from Melbourne to Canberra -- pulling a boat behind him.   Tri Nguyen says he set out on the journey to say thanks to Australia for welcomi...

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Photo Galleries

  • Rod, Raye and Raquel with the Masudi family in Albury-Wodonga. (SBS)

  • The six participants gather in Sydney before setting off on their journey. (SBS)

  • The six participants in Sydney as they prepare to embark on their 25-day journey. (SBS)

  • Darren Hassan speaks with a US soldier in Baghdad, Iraq. (SBS)

  • Participants Darren Hassan and Adam Hartup speak with the Commander of the US hum-v convoy in Baghdad, Iraq. (SBS)

  • Participants Gleny Rae, Darren Hassan and Adam Hartup at the US airforce base in Baghdad, Iraq. (SBS)

  • Participants visit a US military administrative base, formerly one of Saddam Hussein's old palaces, in Baghdad, Iraq. (SBS)

  • Participants Darren Hassan, Adam Hartup and Gleny Rae visit Iraqi refugees in Amman, Jordan. (SBS)

  • Children lining up in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • Participants join the queue for water and food distribution in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • Participants walk with the Masudi family through the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. (SBS)

  • Raquel Moore and Raye Colbey join in a dance with a group of Turkana people in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • Raquel Moore dancing with Turkana people in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • Raye Colbey meets Maisara Masudi's sister, Aminata, in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • Rod, Raye and Raquel speak with a Turkana mother and child in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. (SBS)

  • The participants visit Iraqi refugees in Amman, Jordan. (SBS)

  • The participants spend time with Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, patroling the waters for illegal immigrants. (SBS)

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