Ngoc Ha Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
The huge meal our last night in Hanoi pretty much did us in, and we fell asleep quickly
after being taken back to the hotel. The next morning we flew back down
to Saigon, while my brother-in-law and his girlfriend flew to Bangkok.
We puttered around a bit in Saigon, but mostly hung out in our hotel (I
had my favorite Vietnamese …
Last night we were treated to an amazing seafood dinner by Binh’s
cousin. I felt kind of terrible because he insisted on paying and it
cost almost as much as his monthly rent, which is about $167.
Apparently there is no way they would have let us pay, though. This
particular cousin is the son of Binh’s uncle, the one who …
Good morning! We just had breakfast, and in about 1/2 hour will head out to see
family again. Binh’s uncle is in his 80’s, and is a retired Catholic
priest. We will be visiting the grave of Binh’s father’s parents, and
he will say mass for the family. Then Binh’s aunt, Co Bay, will make lunch for
This is the first chance I’ve had to get online in a few days,
and I wanted to say hi to my knitting crew all at once! Hi, ladies! If
my math is right, it should be about 1am Thursday morning over there
right now, so you guys just had knit night last night. I hope it was
While you were …
... trip to Angkor the next day. We finished our day with a massage...ill use the term loosely! I think the two of us got man handled by these women. It left Philippa complaining for days that she 'felt bruised' haha. Day 2 was undoubtedly a highlight of our trip. Besides the fact with both sweated our whole body weight, the temples at Angkor were spectacular. Many individuals become preoccupied believing Angkor is solely about the one temple known as Angkor Wat. However this is a ...