Golden Spring Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
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How many large bottles of Saigon Green beer - full, so don't drop one - can you get on the back seat of a moped? Answer at bottom of the page.To give a clue, you can get five people on a moped. A friend said six with a small child in a bucket. But we haven't seen that. Four is common. We rode three-up in Phnom Penh... But got pulled over for a negotiated fine of $4.
Toddlers seem perfectly at home climbing up and standing squeezed between two adults, or ...
... arrival after having gone through customs in Vietnam, we went to grab our bags and have loo stop. As Darrel put it down, and I grabbed it so we could make the mad dash to the loo (both of us were starting to get a bit desperate now) and the bloody thing stopped – yep the wheel was gone! Luckily on the same suitcase. It is now somewhere between Singapore and Hanoi. Anyway, we'll be buying a new suitcase in Hanoi on Sunday afternoon!
Again, we were collected by ...
... to be an excellent choice and one of the best tour operators we have yet gone with. Our guide, Ducky, did a great job on the drive out of town explaining some interesting points of Vietnamese culture to us, then he ensured a seamless transition from bus to boat at the harbour. Things started out with a fantastic lunch on the boat as we cruised through the spectacular limestone karst stacks of Bai Tu Long Bay. After a few hours we reached ...
... the unexpected happened..
Last night, half an hour out of Saigon the train suddenly jerked and the driver slammed on the emergency brakes. We had hit a person who apparently had crossed the tracks. These things happen. The person had bounced off the front of the train and had been catapulted down the side of the track. We saw the collection of the body all in front of us. The body was taken on the train on a stretcher and dropped off at the first station down ...
... so everyone gives way to them - no matter whether they are on their own side of the road or the wrong one. Buses next, then cars then scooters, then pedestrians. Everyone anticipates the moves of those around them and takes the line that makes most sense - whether the line they take is up on the curb, into oncoming lanes (who then give way based on same pecking order), or none because the other traffic has an easier way to ...