Northern Hotel Saigon
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... how safe it was and getting your adrenaline pumping!!) and a free arcade to top it off - that turned out to be the magic of it!!! We accessed the Island and the park by taking the worlds longest gondola / cable car (first ride of the day). That was an experience in itself, stretching for a long distance over the waters of the South China Sea and lasting around 10 minutes, so surreal!! As soon as we were on the island the four of us put our stuff in lockers, got into our trunks and ...
... to until I desperately needed them. I am still upset about my grandad but I no he would have wanted me to make the most of my holiday. A month without Daniel will suck but spending it with some of my best mates is going to be amazing I cannot wait for month of travelling. We went to the war museum which was incredibly sad but was fascinating. The whole experience was life changing and really made you think about the world and how ...
... hit home, this war was subject to Agent Orange and other chemical sprays as well as napalm and phosphorus bombs, this war was nothing but seek and destroy every living organism....war is never a good thing and it's been a while since I have visited a war museum and come to think about it, my first as an adult, I think this is why it has affected me so much. I am no fan of violence outside of a controlled environment (i.e. boxing or the ...
... just photostops. Outside if the Catholic Cathedral which goes by the name of Notre Dame, opposite the cathedral is the post office, then we go to the old American Embassy the one that was shown in newsreels with the helicopter on the roof. Next we go to the Lacquer Factory, I've promised myself a jewellery box so this is the place for me. What an amazing place!!! Now I know you can get cheap copies, but you know me I can tell the difference. I won't pretend they're cheap cos ...
The jeep ride towards the desert wasn’t supposed to be a selling point of the trip but it was super cool driving along sandy roads knowing we had camels waiting for us somewhere. It took about 1 hour to reach the starting point and sure enough there were 3 camels (1 for each of us and 1 for our guides) sitting down patiently waiting for foreigners to hope on their back. Our guides consisted of two men, 15 and 23 years of age, who were both born and raised in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center