Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
As our lovely trip rolls to an end, we are still managing to enjoy highly memorable moments. Having spent the last 3 weeks doing very little except lie on the beach (in the shade) and laugh our socks off with L & L we decided to have a spectacular final meal in Nha Trang. It was idyllic, sat by the sea in the balmy evening watching the sun …
... and of course on the Buddha himself. I made sure I saw all of it! This park has many features are an oversized golden dragon whose mouth contains a neon haloed shrine to Buddha, avenues lined with pillars in the shape of giant elephant tusks, a swimming pool surrounded by a massive concrete fašade of dragons and a giant rotating ...
... I will always look back on this as the "year from hell".
Another teacher has left suddenly which has been tough on me as we had become very good friends. I only hop that at some stage in the future we will meet up again in another country. That is the one beauty of this life.....you never know when or where you will meet up with people again.
Anyway nothing more to report on so I will sign off for now. xxx
... map of Asia and wondering what we could do for 10 days and where. Suddenly we thought of Borneo as it has some amazing looking islands as well as the unbelievable wildlife that exists there. I got really excited. If I hadn't lost my job last year Borneo was going to be my holiday and I got carried away by the thought of it. Before we knew it we had flights booked to Sandaken in Sabah the most Eastern part of Malaysian Borneo. Close to the rainforest and various ...
After the tunnels we went for lunch and then drove back to Saigon for a couple of hours of free time, where we wondered the streets and finally caught up with fellow travelers at a beer garden for an ice cold Heineken.
For dinner we went to Xu Restaurant, where we had an exclusive Luke Nguyen designed degustation meal. This really was a dining experience! Very tasty!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsFirst Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Four star glory. Lovely staff, welcome drinks, lovely room an a VERY comfortable bed for our last night in Vietnam
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