Hoang Phong Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... difficult conditions and suffered horrific casualties. Only about 6000 of the 16, 000 cadres who fought in the tunnels survived the war. Thousands of civilians in the area were killed. Their tenacity was extraordinary considering the bombings, the pressures of living underground for weeks or months at a time and the deaths of countless friends and comrades. The villages of Cu Chi have since been presented with numerous honorific awards, decorations ...
... jungle where the north Vietnamese pursued their guerrilla tactics - hiding and moving around in a labyrinth of small tunnels to avoid the Americans. A few of our group crawled through the tunnels but Richard didn't really stand a chance! They also displayed a selection of horrific booby traps used to capture the Americans (many of whom were young conscripts). The war only ended in 1975 just as we were starting ...
... 30am, and already being hassled by tuk tuk drivers. We had decided to do the Lonely Planet walking tour which said that it should take about 3 hours... it was to take us all day.
Saigon is a very busy city with thousands of scooters. It was very daunting at first, but we soon realised that, if you crossed the road at a steady pace (avoiding the cars) then the scooters would go round you, you could therefore cross roads which looked impossible if you just had faith in the ...
Me and Mike woke up to the 7:30 alarm ready for the bus and our last day out together in Ho Chi Minh before we went home with the plan of going to a nice restaurant, pick up any final gifts etc and go somewhere fancy for a drink.
These plans however were quickly scuppered by the fact me and Mike were the only ones in the bedroom with the bus leaving in 20 mins. We looked all round the hotel for them and on the beach but they were nowhere to be ...
... and stamping passports. Oh well, it was worth a try!
We found the same cafe we visited last time and sat down to use their Internet, buying a drink to keep them happy. The hours ticked by very slowly. We walked to a quiet place in the airport and flaked out on the chairs to catch up on some sleep. The rest of the time was spent trying to sleep, watching a movie or two and walking around. We had pinched the rugs and pillows off the last flight we were on to use in ...