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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... I did not know before this trip. It is really warm in Saigon-about 34° and humid. It is a lovely group of Australian and New Zealanders that we are spending time with and the seven kids all get along great. Matthew continues to do well on the trip and I think is becoming more independent and more aware of just how different life can be in different ...
... was sweet and refreshing, probably the best place to have it, this being the coconut capital of Vietnam. Once we had finished, Minh took the empties to the front of the boat and hacked them in half with a machete and showed us how to dig out the flesh using a piece of the husk as a spoon. It was interesting how the flesh varied depending upon the age of the coconut. The younger ones have softer flesh a bit like coconut cream jelly, it hardens with age until you get ...
... looking hotels and spectacular looking bridges, not things we thought we'd see in Vietnam. However, we have also discovered the other side of it during our bike rides; the paddy fields and the little shacks that people call their home. Our time in Vietnam is now over after an eventful 12 days visiting Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City. We've learned a lot about Vietnamese history and Ho Chi Minh himself as well as enjoying ourselves ...
... neighbourhood. You can still see the French influence in the buildings and although the streets are still crazy it seems like a world apart from Cambodia and we all feel more comfortable here (not sure we should - but we do).
We have a fun couple of hours exploring the neighbourhood and do a bit of shopping and come back to the hotel. We are off to find a place to eat for dinner.
We find a ...
... buying it. It's a Honda, famous for their reliability, though like with anything old and mechanical, something could break at anytime. So time will tell. But at only 150 GBP, even if the old girl dies on me, it's a cost i can swallow for the experience. Assuming it doesn't break down or get stolen i may attempt to bring it through Laos and back to Thailand with me, though border crossings could be problematic, even though i have the paperwork. I will ...