Hoang Phong Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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After a full on trip to Cambodia which we loved who know what awaited us in Vietnam! Decided to follow a friends advise & booked what we thought was a boat trip down to the Mekong Delta stopping at one of the places then a bus trip to Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) still called Saigon by the locals and on all the buildings!
Well after an hour on the minibus onto a boat, at the border, for 20 mins arrived in XX. Not a bad trip, much better boat than the ...
... instantly, she had just finished 4 months teaching SAT english prep in South Korea, taking a few weeks holiday before heading back home to Canada. After a quick introduction, we head down to the foyer to meet the rest of our fellow travellers. Our Vietnam group is made up of 15 people, mostly from Australia, but a few from Canada, the UK and South America, with ages varying from 21 to 35. After a few housekeeping rules from our guide Thuy (Toohey), we head out for our first of ...
... mind, or trying to parse out some measure of control, you'll become hopelessly lost and miss it all. Vietnam is the perfect example of how Southeast Asia is equal parts crazy, inspiring, confusing, and logic-defying.
First, the good: This is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. Hands down. When our fellowship was granted, more than a few people said, "Vietnam, why would you want to go to Vietnam?" That’s a truly uninformed, ...
... cat had no motivation other than entertainment.
I admit that man’s inhumanity to man is a more grievous crime than man’s indifference and cruelty to other species, but the sadistic treament of Thuy’s cat moves me almost to tears for two reasons. First of all, it is a defenceless cat - which cannot fight back against humans by going to the police or soliciting the help of friends. Secondly, it cannot communicate; it cannot plead for mercy or ...
For most of us, our first thought about Vietnam is the war. I grew up during a time of emotional and sometimes violent antii-war protests, young American men seeking refuge from the draft in Canada and Hollywood movies depicting the horror, craziness and futility of the fighting.
The war is remembered in a number of ways here. A documentary on the bus presented a factual history, beginning wiih the French occupation of Vietnam, Cold ...