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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... salon and had lunch and a bottle of wine while we were pampered. Got back just in time to finish packing, buy our food & wine and then it was time for the bus. Our ride was 24 hours from pickup at the hotel, but once on the road (about an hour and a half later) it only took us about 18 hours. We had sleeper seats, but these seats were different - they were doubles on the top instead of 3 rows. We packed ourselves in and began our ...
... pretty good English. We are swapping travel stories when the lady asks me what our least favourite place is. Without thinking I reply France and Paris in particular and the people there. Later Kathleen points out that the French couple who were from Paris were out on their balcony below and probably heard what I said. Oops! I had intended the comment to be about the famously abrupt waiters in Paris but that was not how it came out. It was what ...
... for R&R during the war. It's called the American War here, not the Vietnam War. There are still a few dilapidated buildings from the army base here, but most have been removed to make room for all the high-end, luxury, resorts and condos. Some already open and really, really nice. We only got to spend a few minutes goofing around on the beach, then back in the bus and over Hai Van Pass. Beautiful misty mountain pass, thick forests, overlooking pristine ...
... once stooped to ordering a broccoli and garlic pizza just for the mozzarella. As an aside, garlic is used like a vegetable and you'll often find whole cloves lurking in the most unsuspecting of places!
Anyway, on to what we actually did. We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City from a pleasant bus ride from Cambodia. After promptly being ripped off by a taxi with a rigged meter we decided we didn't like this place very much. There is not much to see in a big grey ...
Our morning starts quite early (4.30am) when we hear a bang that sounds like we have drifted into something. Not wanting to be last on a sinking ship Paul goes off to investigate. Apparently due to the storm a small boat had drifted into us. Nothing to panic about the crew move our boat slightly and we can rest easy again. A 7am wake up call and first stop is Monkey Island for a ...