When Ryan Knapp and his wife booked a Viking River cruise along the Mekong Delta, they thought it would be a dream trip – a chance to finally see Angkor Wat, the stunning Buddhist temple complex, and explore other parts of Cambodia.
But what began as a long-anticipated vacation on a luxury cruise has become a stress-filled nightmare.
With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading like wildfire across the globe, the Illinois couple is now stranded in a foreign country that is housing them in a “filthy,” dilapidated hotel, after three other passengers on the vessel tested positive for the virus.
They have no idea when, or how, they will be able to return to the United States.
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