Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... wishing them safe and happy futures and the chance to a good life.her extremely valid argument really shines though when she talks about how the American government have paid compensation to US troops when they or there children have suffered from the effects of agent orange yet they have done nothing to support the vietnemese people still suffering today. I shed some tears, will upload the photo but you probs can't see ...
... shaggadelic (sp? that's a first) palace was closed.Undeterred we decided to go to the post office. Joe, please let us know if the post card ever shows up - Emma got carried away with the glue. Turns out the stamps didn't actually need glue. Large maps of the region and vaulted glass ceiling made the post office was absolutely stunning. The post office was right across the street from a brick version of the Notre Dame. Again, we were ...
... later, the girl stopped. I waited a few seconds before cautiously opening my eyes and saw the girl staring down at me. There was an awkward pause. Then, she leaned down to me and whispered those words I knew I was going to hear in my ear: "You want special massage?"
"Special massage?" This time she accompanied it with a very specific hand movement, which I'm sure those of you with a less cloistered upbringing can probably guess at.
"No, I don't ...
... was off and the museum and palace were closed for the lunch break. We decided to sit in the park and people watch while we waiting for them to reopen.
The Reunification Palace was the equivalent of the White House for the South Vietnamese president during the Vietnam War. It is still decorated the same way it was when the North Vietnamese tanks crashed the gates during the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. The rooms include a formal receiving room, dining ...
... off. Don't let any of this put you off as it is an amazing, bustling city and no worse that Aberdeen, London, New York or any where else. Not sure if it is banned but we only saw one beggar the whole time we were here.
The food in Vietnam is amazing, the combination of herbs, spices etc., is truly stunning. We ate in a posh place, not so posh and street markets and it was always delicious and so, so cheap. The people everywhere ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting