Travel Blogs from My Tho, Vietnam

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Day 77: A Day on the Delta, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Day 77: A Day on the Delta

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... . Unfortunately for them none but one actually sold tickets to the place we were going, which was a large fishing town named My Tho ("Mee Toe.") A three hour moderately comfortable if unscenic ride lead us to the My Tho bus station, far enough from the ...

HCMC - Siagon, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

HCMC - Siagon

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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... the gun and shot himself in the head right infront of the rest of the tour group, so for some reason they have decided to close that part of the tour down for the time being!!! Times been great in Vietnam but we must move on, Cambodia here we ...

The Mekong Delta, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

The Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... the chickens tried to peck the fresh coconut meat from our coconuts.  We left the ladies around 11:00 and made way to My Tho, a river town of around 100,000 people.  Compared to Saigon with its 9 million people, it’s a small ...

Tet, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Tet

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... the darkness of the new moon--the 29th of January. Tet celebrations are about happy endings and auspicious new beginnings. In Vietnam, everyone celebrates their birthday on Tet, so it's easy to remember someone's birthday: "Happy Birthday. It's your ...

Saigon, My Tho, Ben Tre (Mekong Delta) - Day 109, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Saigon, My Tho, Ben Tre (Mekong Delta) - Day 109

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... the south China sea as I've been following this mighty river for the last month through Laos, Cambodia and now Vietnam. We visited 2 provinces, Tien Giang (My Tho) and Ben Tre. First we crossed one of the tributaries from My Tho to the island province of ...

The Beckham Touch, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

The Beckham Touch

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Cambodia - With Imaginative Traveller, Saigon (Ho Chi Minger City), Vietnam travel blog

Cambodia - With Imaginative Traveller

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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C... We're now in Vietnam getting ready for the third and final part of our Imaginative Travelling, having just come through Cambodia on the second leg of our trip. While half of our new group had a delightful day of travelling on bumpy dirt roads ...

The Cu Chi Crawl.., Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam travel blog

The Cu Chi Crawl..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... an interesting day trip from Saigon. I just hope for your sake that another tourist freaks out while you're down there, it certainly made mine and a couple of Irish men's day! Next Pod - Moc Bai (Cambodian Border), Vietnam. Love, Nath and ...

Saigon, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Saigon

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... the transfer of power. The building has been preserved almost as it was on that day in April 1975 when the Republic of Vietnam, which hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese and nearly 60,000 Americans had died trying to save, ceased to exist. Eerie. We ...

Sai Gon in 60 seconds (and 4 days), Sai Gon, Vietnam travel blog

Sai Gon in 60 seconds (and 4 days)

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... the US base. The Viet Cong may have been viscious, but they were clever little bastards. Tuesday November 18th Decided to get my Cambodian visa which takes one day, so I spent the morning chilling out in a pavement cafe watching the world go by on ...

Saigon - Peter's Take..., Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Saigon - Peter's Take...

A travel blog entry by nicandpete

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... great. In the house, every day they've been preparing different dishes so that we can get a taste of the variety of food in Vietnam. In addition, they've taken us out to many different eateries. The food is really good. I have not disliked any food here ...

Blessed is the Mekong, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Blessed is the Mekong

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Thieves to Fireflies, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Thieves to Fireflies

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... traffic was pretty peripheral.   One guy had caught a rat in a cage and was very pleased to show us. When we arrived in My Tho we were picked up by a hotel tout.  We followed him to a very nice spot on the river and checked in exhausted. ...

Clowning Around, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Clowning Around

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Mekong Delta Day 1 - to My Tho then Can Tho, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong Delta Day 1 - to My Tho then Can Tho

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... manicured gardens.   10:42 Having just arrived at our first proper destination we got on a little boat on the river at My Tho. There are 4 islands in this huge delta, and this stretch of water really is massively wide. The boats all have eyes ...

Saigon/HCMC, one month in, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Saigon/HCMC, one month in

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

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... mph, resulting in a trip to a Chinese witch doctor with a penchant for the curing capabilities of smothering hot tea leaves on to my wrist. Paul) The more serious side is that we're trying to instill a bit of self esteem, respect and trust in the ...

Dag 12: Mytho (namiddag), My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Dag 12: Mytho (namiddag)

A travel blog entry by chr.mertens

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... kamer en gaan buiten genieten van de rust midden de natuur. We babbelen nog een tijdje met onze gids Quat over het leven in Vietnam en worden voorgesteld aan de lokale gids die ons de volgende dag zal begeleiden. Als we het over eten hebben zegt hij dat ...

Mekong delta, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Mekong delta

A travel blog entry by emmavarney

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... , but worth a look I guess. Got a taxi back to hotel, he took me the very long way home, meter was dodgy he ripped me off, I refused to pay all of it...he accepted, lucky I knew my bearings. Starting to dislike this city, glad it am out of here ...

My Tho, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

My Tho

A travel blog entry by candg

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hotter hot heat., Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

hotter hot heat.

A travel blog entry by missruckus

... took a 40-minute walk in the blistering heat to cho lon, the city's chinatown, where i am now. it is from here that my grandmother's brother, wife, and their 8 kids left their one room flat during the mass hoa (chinese) exodus in 1979, a journey that ...

YAY!!! RED BUDDHA!, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam travel blog

YAY!!! RED BUDDHA!

A travel blog entry by lrubin

... to do i suppose), and wave and smile. I bought each of us two baguettes this morning, which was communicated again utilizing my barbarian pointing and grunting skills. Eventually our bus picked us up, and our hotelliers were rather sad to see us go, ...

Rice Basket, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Rice Basket

A travel blog entry by oi-herman

... Vietnam with over half of the country's fruits and veg coming from this area. I didn't get up to a whole lot in My Tho, mostly spent my days touring the town and attempting my Vietnamese (spoken english is a rarity out here, hello is about as far as ...

Back To Saigon, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Back To Saigon

A travel blog entry by danielandrachel

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... a small wild cat.  The trade in wild animals is as illegal here as anywhere else but the police are obviously not too interested. We check out of the Spring, say goodbye to Saigon and Vietnam and head to the airport.  Cambodia here we ...

Boats, boats, coconut candy factory, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Boats, boats, coconut candy factory

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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Part of our tour of the Mekong River Delta were these tourist-oriented stops at a coconut candy factory, where we also tasted banana-palm whiskey and honey wine. We took several sizes of boats through rivers and canals, all brown water, and all with ...

The tunnel rats in Siagon, Siagon City, Vietnam travel blog

The tunnel rats in Siagon

A travel blog entry by justcrows

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Boat Ride On The Mekong From The Banks Of My Tho, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

Boat Ride On The Mekong From The Banks Of My Tho

A travel blog entry by venoth

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From Saigon, we drove 90 kilometers South East to the little delta town of My Tho. Previously this journey used to take up to three and a half hours but now with the recently built highway, the first highway of Vietnam, the journey was made shorter to ...

The Delta and the City, My Tho, Vietnam travel blog

The Delta and the City

A travel blog entry by chessdennis

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... Ben Tre is a laid back province just south of My Tho. We began the day early and drove through the countryside before reaching My Tho after about 1.5hours. We got straight onto a motorised boat and made our way down the river. My ignorance about rivers ...

saigon blues, Ho chi minh, Vietnam travel blog

saigon blues

A travel blog entry by redjen

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... and 'hey chens! its like i am in 'cheers'!! so there! oh yes - i have a new phone number now - +84 090 464 5355 and i have an address too! 96/3 Duy Tan Phu Nhuan Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam - if you feel so inclined to write me snail mail ...

Home for two months, Saigon, Vietnam travel blog

Home for two months

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

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After our two and a half months of self indulgent travelling we have arrived in Saigon, where we are going to spend the next two months working in a school called 15th May. The school was set up to provide over 200 kids from a deprived central area of ...

end of the wet season...., Ho Chi MInh, Vietnam travel blog

end of the wet season....

A travel blog entry by redjen

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... cream shop next door - bloody exciting. And even more exciting is the the wet season is drawing to an end - though we (Vietnam) are expecting a typhoon to hit the centre on Friday (which reminds me to check the forecast for that), that ripped through the ...

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