Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... maybe to the Cu Chi tunnels or maybe to the mangrove that sits about 80km out of Saigon on the coast. We would see where the day took us.
As we rode out of Mui Nei it was another beautiful day of glorious sun. I had checked the map and it looked as if we could keep hugging the coast and avoid the major roads provided we did a little bit of bouncing off road between the fields and managed to find the odd bridge here and there that maybe wasn't shown on the maps.
... nice. We took our seats and from there it was a roller coaster of a show with loud music and acrobatics. There was no talking or singing involved but the artists used large bamboo poles and also round bamboo boats. The men flung the girls around and where bouncing, flipping somersaulting all around the stage. It was very impressive and I could see why it was only an hour long as they give it their all. It was an excellent show and it was one of those rare moments where you have ...
... was the food court so we sat down on some very small stools (like the ones you have at primary school) and ordered 2 local soups. They were both superb if a little on the spicy side! We even had some of the local beer as all the cities in Vietnam have their own brands. After lunch, we walked onto the roundabout to see a statue of Tian Nguyen Han which looked on out down Le Loi. We went passed the Fine Arts Museum and down a narrow street that was full of antiques – ...
The ground floor was full of propaganda focusing on the global renouncement of American involvement in the Vietnam war.
The first floor was based on war crimes, such as the My Lai massacre and execution of innocents - out of fear of informing VietCong forces about American troop movements. There were also exhibits of weaponry used in the war and some Agent Orange Exhibits - the effects ...
... pull away! The tunnels were interesting and very very small. Had dinner with 2 Chinese and 2 Japanese from Sams dorm, we went to a place down an ally that looked like it was just an open room at the front of someone's house, my food was delicious and cost about 80p. Then we went to a bar on the other side of the park, I had a bit of a palava with ice cream, they brought the wrong flavour because they didn't have the one I ordered, after a lot of talking via a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking