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 …
... had served us so well and then this happened. Thankfully we only had a short way to push the bike before we came across a road side hut where a guy could sort us out. We must have hit something on the way out of the petrol station because as well as ripped inner tube there was also a massive tear in the tyre. We only had a new back tyre put on near Hue not that long back and it was sad to have to shell out again so close to our final destination, but what were we to do, it ...
... like that until the lights go back on which is great for me because as soon as its daylight my body wakes up. We went down for a late breakfast and decided not to do the war museums as they would dampen the day so we went to the local market where they sell real knock off goods and boy do they put Del Boy to shame. They are definately all about the hard sale, grabbing your arm to look in the their stall and as the isles are ...
... hang out with our friends, David and Roseanne and their daughter, Zoe.
We rented a great apartment in District 2, just five minutes from David and Ro's house. The kids loved having the home-like setting which included a fully equipped kitchen (we did cook a few times); Irfhan loved the large 50 metre pool so he could do proper laps; and I loved the yoga classes that ran every morning (by a very fit Indian man whose mantra seemed to be 'no pain ...
1) Saigon Zoo
2) More broken rice for dinner, yum!
Today we visited the Saigon Zoo. Holy smokes, I've never seen so many school groups in one place at one time. I don't know if it was just school group day, or if there are that many schools in Saigon that so many need to go in one day to fit them all in. It was wild! And the buses just drove right into the zoo and ...
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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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