Oasis 1 Hotel
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... said "please buy from me, I have no money for my children." Ouch... I looked to her and noticed she was selling pineapple, my favorite fruit. It was between lunch and dinner, so I said why not. I asked her how much for pineapple and she told me 40,000 Dong. 40,000 DONG!! Thats triple what I would have paid in Ho Chi Minh City. I was in a tourist area, so prices are obviously inflated. This was 2 bucks for me, and I was getting a good amount of pineapple. ...
... In Thailand they drive on the left and in Laos they drive on the right and in Vietnam, so they say, they drive on both sides of the road!
It’s a city of car-beeping and motorcycles that go every which way and start up sounding like a rooster. (Really---I think that there is something here that makes the turning over of the ignition go cock-a-doodle-doo! Either that, or I’m high on the traffic fumes!)
The traffic is ...
... Basically there are no numbers available for me. On the NN plate, the first number is a reference to a country, for example 506 for France. Since they cannot stock a plate for each country, they are not available in stock. However, they should be at least one available on the computer.
I am told to wait a bit in case some number magically appears in the list. It is unclear if some IT guy or some process girl has been ...
... driving round and round the city, and paid for the privilege of it.... Aghh!! We were pretty mad when we found out just how much we'd been conned! He knew exactly what he was doing, no wonder he was so happy. But all you can do in these situations is laugh!!!
The rest of the day was better, we had delicious banana pancakes for breakfast then headed out on the walking tour of the old quarter of Hanoi.
The old quarter is just amazing. There are ...
... salad - all very yummy. We had constant refills of refreshing passion fruit juice all day. We were then dropped off at our hotel, where we had a leisurely swim. Not really hungry at night so headed to the night markets, where we bought a few things. We finished the evening by having a few drinks and sharing a club sandwich whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the Old ...