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... Remnants Museum'. It didn't take long to look around as it was just pure propaganda again. There was an exhibition of international war photography that was interesting as long as you didn't read the captions and the slant put on them.A group meeting to say goodbye to those leaving the tour here and to welcome our new members. Dinner with the group and an early night to ready for the early morning ...
... lovely part of Vietnam, thousands of miles away from the USA."
"Crazy bunch of devils (Americans). Fired into Women, ducks, chickens, pots and pans, even Buddhist statues."
"Every person is a soldier, a hero. Making bamboo traps for the Americans. That is the power force of the guerrillas."
After sitting through 15 minutes of this embarrassing video we had learnt nothing. What we did learn was from guide books and leaflets. The tunnels were constructed over the ...
... an asian equivalent of the product thank god because I have a pretty weak stomach and Vietnamese don't exactly practice the highest hygienic food preparation standards.
As we waited for our flight to Saigon, I started to feel a lot better. Was very tired but aches and pains were subsiding and I was starting to feel human, thank goodness. The flight to Saigon was just under 2 hours and we arrived at Tan Son Nhat Airport at 6;30pm local time ...
... and at intersections. Both the Vietnamese flag and the Soviet-era, hammer and sickle flag (a symbol for communism) were seen lining every major roadway. It was another reminder of the differences that exist between our country (firmly in the western world) and that of Vietnam.
Lunch was the first item on the itinerary with our choice of location being the famous Pho 2000 (Pho being noodle soup). It is famous as it is where ...
... on end?
Suddenly he emerged with two bags – the Paul of old, a shade tubbier perhaps but much the same as the man I had last seen in Cairo 23 years earlier. He looked the same, but had all those years of housemastering and headmastering changed him inside? Would I be able to relate to this prestigious educational personage; would he be able to relate to me?
My fears proved unfounded. In the taxi the banter flowed as of old.
We entered my ...