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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... get to see some hippos, white rhinos, elephants, giraffes (looked a lot better than in my dream), goats, porcupines and some otters curious about a civet. Oh yeah- and a bunch of HUGE birds! I have/will post pictures here when I can. The bonsai trees were extremely cool too!
After that, we sought refuge from the rain in a hair salon where for $8 you could get a haircut and for another $8 you could get our hair and face washed + 15min massage. It was ...
... to see quite so many things with and without legs in our noodle fishes. There are many baby octopus which are just too tough and d yucky and a lot of worm looking things. I'm sure it was s sight for the locals as we went through and picked out all the creepy little morsels. Warm beer and interesting food, not our best effort so we head back to the hotel and have a cold beer and cocktail at the Saigon Saigon bar before falling into our big comfy ...
... pieces of art. There is a beautiful bridge over a small pond and there are lovely pathways and lots of people everywhere enjoying the park by sitting on a bench, walking or participating in tai chi or other martial arts classes outside. The park has a tennis court and pool on one end too. We really enjoyed walking through the park. After the park we walked to the Ben Thahn Market for a bit of shopping and lunch. Ed got cornered by the sales ladies ...
... and made it sound more authentic from the war as we could here lots of gun fire. There was tank there which had got stuck in the mud then ran out of fuel so there was lots of bullet holes in that, pretty cool! At the shooting range, me and Sophie shared an AK47 and a machine gun! We got 5 bullets each which was over in a matter of seconds! First we had to put ear phones on as it was so loud, then we shot the AK47 which was awesome! Then we shot the machine ...
... street they are also working on the new subway construction. The hotel is in a decent location actually, about 10 min to markets and down the street from city hall and the opera house. The room isn't too bad, view is.. Meh. Interesting thing about accessing the rooms, when you get off the elevator, there's a door to the corridor where the rooms are. To access it, you're to use your room key to wave across (like a key fob) ...