Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... and still hopping around. We cross the Vam Co river and our next stop is a nursery where they grow chilli plants from seeds - an unbelievable labour-intensive task - small cylinders about the size of your little finger are made from banana leaves, filled with sand and one seed is placed in each cylinder, all stacked together covered with sand and watered. Ha also explains that a number of houses around this region are set up to ...
... that. Nope we found 1. Just one pen. So armed with our one pen, we went to nearly ever shop there was to ask them where we can buy more... No one understood so me and izzy took this on our back and we had to hunt them out our selves! We walked for about 1 hour when we were just about to give up when by a sudden stroke of genius we went to a hotel to ask them and we immediately got a map and an answer, and we still managed to ...
... on acid, thanks to a colour scheme that borrows heavily from the mantra "more is more", and is host to a huge man-made salt-water lagoon set in the shadow of a giant Buddhist god head. Despite the obvious appeal, we ended up opting for what seemed to be a more reliable (although perhaps less life-changing) choice of Dam Seng, where we enjoyed some genuinely terrifying thrills (and walked away with the bruises to show for it) whilst Harry had buckets of fun in the ...
... brutality of war and its many civilian victims. Many of the atrocities documented here were well publicised, but rarely do Westerners get to hear the victims of US military action tell their own stories.
While the displays are one sided, many of the most disturbing photographs illustrating US atrocities are from US source, including those of the infamous My Lai Massacre.
... back onto the ship, the family that I was talking about before asked us all if we wanted to go to a pizza shop that they had found the other day. I was excited to get pizza after not really enjoying any of the food offered the past 3 days. Only about 6 other students ended up coming along to the pizza place with the family. I got pepperoni pizza and it was really good, not just for being in Viet Nam either. As I was eating, I realized that it was Valentine’s Day so ...