Cap Saint Jacques
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Cap Saint Jacques
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... the borrowers are required to save and they get this saving back after the 10-month loan is paid back. They pay interest on the loans, 6% that is put back into the program to pay overhead.
Through the discussion you could see the difficulty these folks had working hand-to-mouth. These loans determine if they eat this week or not.
The people we met were interested in taking the larger loan amount for a longer period ...
Everyone locally still calls it Saigon! Enjoyable long tour, drove to Saigon from Phu My, roads much better than expected and comfortable coach with amusing guide and reasonable English. Countryside quite tidy mixed heavy industrial and rural agricultural. Saigon itself crazy busy with scooters, bikes and motorbikes everywhere. Locals clearly have mixed feelings about reunification and resent rule from Hanoi. Architectural mix of ...
... the family production line. We prefer the small scale and personal. We get the little stories, and the real lives with the impromptu stops, and I guess it keeps our fee in Mr Hong's pocket too. Small fish are dried in the sun and thrown into giant clay urns. They sit fermenting for nine months until the juices are siphoned off. The longer the process the more expensive the sauce. Like whiskey, if whiskey were gross. The young girls sat cutting labels for the bottles stopped to ...
... won't be up there long. Think we might be alone at dinner, Erica and Peter have gone over to Ho Chi Min city on a tour. It's 2 and a half hours each way by coach, we didn't fancy that one. Bet they are late back! Half an hour in the sun then a move to the Crows Nest for a refreshing lager and a read in the shade for a bit. Dinner for four, apparently E & P were back a little early :-) afterwards we headed off to the Curzon as usual. Tonight it was the ...
... had to put her shirt on, I had been told by hand signals, earlier on the boat crossing that I should cover up; they don’t like to tan over here. …….Oh! Dear I am starting to tire, another stop for an energising drink and another push on for a while then we will stop for lunch and have a break for about an hour.
Pho, beef noodle soup for lunch and I have to take a nap, I fell asleep lying across 3 chairs strategically placed !!!