Thien Thao Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... up in California in a family of Doctors. He ended up in Med School and it was then that he set his first start up with his current business partner. During his residency he realized that he wanted more from life than reading radiology charts and his friend suggested he go to Vietnam to "check the place out". 14 years later he is married with children and running a Venture Capital firm. It is always really interesting for me to find out how people got where they are ...
... sites before entering the old colonial heart of the city. Our hotel is in the old quarter and after a rest we took a cyclo tour of the sites,Wat Phnom the original Buddhist temple,the central market,independence arch and the royal palace by the river where the locals were enjoying the river views and open spaces.Sadly much of the river frontages have had huge 5* hotels built upon them. For dinner we went to the Foreign Correspondents Club where we ate on the terrace admiring the ...
Today was the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon to the North Vietnamese and speeches,patriotic songs and a big parade had already started as we ate breakfast and replaced the normal football on the tv. Thankfully we took a trip to the Mekong river for a cruise and visit to the island communities in the Delta. First stop was to a bee farm where we sampled their wares,tea with honey,caramelised bananas from their own trees and peanut ...
... when the flume shoots you out, it does it so you are almost spun into the bowl. This particular ride has a straight flume which is surprisingly long and steep. Whereas most waterparks have you arching your shoulder blades to make you go faster, here you simply can't slow down when it spits you out at an angle so you fly into the side of the bowl, absolutely mangling your left hand side. Then, the bowl has no water in it, so you stick to the surface and fall ...
... girls sat with their partners and introduced us to the food. First out was goat breast that the girls cooked on a small grill. While it was cooking they brought out some grilled okra and calamari. There were small dishes of sauces and it was fun to test each with the grilled items. All three were really good. Next came the shrimp and frog. I am not a fan of shrimp and I am not doing frog, but Ken did both. He tried the frog with the skin on and skin ...