Ramana Hotel Saigon
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This hotel is amazing! The hospitality and the staff are kind and helpful. Best noodles!
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Our flight from Paris delayed 2 and half hours. As a consequence of this we missed the connection flight to Manila and stayed in Ho Chi Minh City for one night to wait until the morning. We were trasferred to Hotel Ramana, got delicious lunch and dinner plus transport service. ;
So the first stop of the vietnam adventure and into the capital of Saigon or Ho Chi Minh. Not going to lie still don't know why it has the two names and probably should have tried to find out but was too busy exploring or looking at the very happy museums and tunnels. After finishing cambodia with the killing fields was only right to start this leg with a happy trip to the war museum and the tunnels, ...
... were Notre Dame Cathedral and the post office, the latter designed by August Eiffel of Eiffel Tower fame. After lunch, we visited the History Museum (former residence of the French Ambassador) and a lacquer factory. It was good to revisit Saigon and see that, even though Vietnam is still a communist country, its recovery continues. We wish them well.
Our next port of call is Singapore, a sea day ...
... sundowner drinks in one of the city's upmarket Sky bars. The view and the cocktails were amazing (especially after three months of drinking copious amounts of beer and methylated spirits). A man even washed matts hands for him in the toilets, it was well posh. On Sa**************ed for a morning day trip to the Chu Chi tunnels located about 30km north west of HCMC. The tunnels were used to facilitate the Viet Cong in both wars with the French and Americans and at ...
So today is our last day in the lovely Ho Chi Minh, we had a couple of bits we wanted to get, so we headed off to the mall and then some shopping streets, and wandered around a little bit before coming back to the hotel, I absolutely have loved Ho Chi Minh I would love to stay longer but I feel like I have seen all I wanted to, I am sad to be leaving Vietnam, but I hope to come back one day, an amazing country, it's such a wonderful thought all ...