Northern Hotel Saigon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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June 1st night –
We were at a Bar/ restaurant next to the hotel, and we sat next to some folks from Texas and New Jersey. Go figure!! The guy from Texas sold Zepp and he sold that product to KM Pasadena. Small world!!! Carlos, you may know the guy Keene Applewhite.
Went to bed and all I dreamed about were beeping horns from scooters …
... and my respect for the guy shot through the roof. We saw loads of traps that the locals had set for the Americans and some of them were ridiculous. We then got to the gun range and definitely 100% decided to buy some bullets and fire some guns. I chose an M16 and had 10 bullets. I was so gassed and never felt so alive. Firing the gun was sick, the recoil was bad but bearable but aiming was ridiculous. Got close to the targets but ...
... hats) and the omnipresent hoards of motorcycles. All over the city on billboards, bus stops and fly posters were colourful soviet-esque messages of communist propaganda. I don't know how well the message is getting through to the people though because it certainly looked like capitalism was booming in Saigon. As we sat in a cafe at lunchtime drinking overpriced drinks, surrounded by well dressed young professionals while a DJ played unnecessarily loud bass-driven tunes, the ...
... in Spanish, proving what an awesome poliglot I am) I went for dinner. I had an exceptional stir fried beef dish for my last dinner in Vietnam. A couple of beers to finish the evening and I'm ready to head to bed, feeling sad at leaving such a fascinating country tomorrow morning. Vietnam, you've been chaotic, hectic and frenetic, but also really rather charming and beautiful and I'm glad I came. Cambodia, what have you got for ...
... this was not the right place. We had tea, and she set to work to help us find it. The taxi driver was also involved, helping with estimating the kms. She came back with a website, address, and phone. We called, and she helped translate--they welcomed us to visit. I felt confident. We thanked them for their hospitality and gave them Ben's great soccer ball.
We headed off at 3:30, knowing Andy had a show at 5:30. It seemed to me we were heading all the ...