Northern Hotel Saigon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... fight in these conditions.
The journey time from the hotel Family Inn in HCMC to the delta was about 2 hours. Interesting the main highways in Vietnam do not have "motorway services" so people just stop at the side of the road if they need a wee. Sonie compares many of the locals with water buffalo; animals who are set in the ways and stupid. I think the analogy he is trying to make is that they needlessly risk their lives by some of their actions. After a ...
... and curled it into the rice paper for a perfect/not so perfect roll, ready for dipping.
With full bellies, probably not to the delight of the poor lady that was then to row us along the green canals on a local Sampan - this women has the arms and shoulders of steel. This was so peaceful as we glided through the backwaters of the Mekong, sporting a traditional conical hat I felt part of it - gimmicky or not, we loved ...
... people who had to live down in these tunnels! The tunnels started being built in the 1940s when the French invaded and they were developed in the years leading up to the US invasion. They did run right the way throughout Vietnam although after the US war they got bombed and now it only runs for just over 250 km from here and then starts again some where mid-north of Vietnam. There were three levels, with the third being 8-10metres under ground. On the third level ...
Getting out of the city, before we left Saigon, we took a boat trip to Unicorn Island in the Mekong Delta. Quite an industrious place, between the fruit growing, honey harvesting and coconut candy making, there was a lot going on. The coconut candy manufacturing was interesting - no sign of an SOP or batch ...
... totally finished. Of course it was very one sided.
Next stop was China Town, which is still a major flourishing segment of the town. We stopped at the Thien Hau Pagoda, which is the oldest in the city. Next stop Binh Tay Market- HUGE!!!! I was trying to find cases for my sunglasses & a hot water element to use while traveling. (you plug it in and the element instantly heats a cup of water... couldn't find either. ...