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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... He later moved to Ho Chi Minh City for studies. I told him about me. He seemed to find it fascinating that I am not sure if I want to permanently stay in the US. It seems he had a girlfriend who moved to the US, and he was planning to follow her. But she wanted to permanently settle there, while he wanted to come back. Consequently, they broke up. We discussed many things like the problems our countries have, and its really revealing how the biggest problem each country ...
... Also, the original tunnels were half the size, so you would have only been able to shuffle along on your front. In the afternoon, I went to The Reunification Palace and The War Remnants Museum with Steve, Rui and Guerdis. The palace is meant to be untouched since it was taken by the north in 1975. Certainly much of it is very 1960s, but I don't believe it is as they found it the day the tank crashed through the front gate. The ...
... things will change but he believes that the younger generations seem to be fairly pro-communism, embracing what they see around them, not knowing any other way. Preparation for dinner were getting underway by the women of the house and a couple of the Germans and I lent a hand. Vietnamese women are very bossy in a comical kind of way and so we chopped and peeled as instructed laughing at the look on their faces when they inspected our poor attempts at vegetable ...
... back aboard. We arrived at Ho Chi Minh around 3pm and the bus stop was on the same road as our hotel, 'Hoang Phi Hotel' so that was handy! Ho Chi Minh is busy and at the moment the majority or people here have left the city or are staying inside, the majority of shops and markets are closed as well because it's Chinese New Year and that lasts for about 4-5 days so considering the biggest percentage of the population aren't on the roads and ...
... in 1973 the U.S pulled out of the war after it became too costly in both lives and money. This was largely due to an attack called the Tet offensive, when the Viet Cong (north Vietnam) launched a surprise attack during Tet (Chinese new year). Although the loss of Viet Cong lives was greater, it was a turning point. To cut a long story short, The north won, America went back with its tail between its legs and Vietnam is now a communist country. Saigon was ...