Hoa Phat Hotel & Apartment
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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we leave the palace, we go to Notre Dame Cathedral, the best example of French
Catholic architecture in the whole country.
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next door to the Notre Dame Cathedral you'll find the Saigon Central Post
Office. The building was built in the neoclassical architectural style and
... excited about our new camera. I also talked to my mum a lot since we hadnīt been together for such a long time. Many things had to be discussed so we just jumped from one topic to another. Step by step we were heading to the War Remnants Museum. The entry fee was VND 15,000 per person. There is a collection of tanks and aircrafts and we were able to some samples standing in front of the museum.
The War Remnants Museum functions as a place to display devastation of the war between ...
... of his mission, and he smiled as they nodded and
walked back down the alleyway.
Eric took a few more pictures and fed Lauren a couple bites of pancakes before we had to waddle, packs and bags in hand, to the private minivan that would take us the 10 minute drive to the public bus station. With all our bags thrown in the back we climbed on board already sweating from the humidity.
Waiting at the bus ...
... along the way, feeling too confined. I would have hated to be there in the war!!!
The visit included a not-so-subtle propaganda film of the tunnels and struggle, making it look like all old film footage, but some was made long after the war, according to our guide, which seemed to be confirmed by the smiling faces of the dedicated and determined Viet Cong depicted in the film.
A quick word about our guide. He was a sergeant in the South Vietnamese army for 7 ...
... the intelligent booby traps used by the VC underground. Fascinating. Cunning. Ruthless. After eating our 'free lunch' of some dodgy tapioca I met Chrissie (26) from Austria. Great chat and gave such good advice about travelling around Vietnam. We spoke for the whole coach journey back and got on well. I reluctantly agreed to go for lunch with Chrissie, Becky and Jack as I wanted to meet the others who had stayed at home. I'm glad I went as I had an amazing beef stew. And I ...