Thien Xuan Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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"At first my parents didn't allow me to curl my hair"
"Because straight black hair is one of the signs of beauty for a Vietnamese woman"
This surprised me on two counts, the first that it came from my teaching assistant who must be at least 21, and the second being that all Vietnamese women have straight black hair. Is this just my
individualistic Western brain telling me that beauty can't ...
Woke early, picked up by scooter to meet where the tour group is for the Mekong delta. Met a nice girl on the bus Katie hill from the Us, she was with her mum and grandma who is viet. Tour was ok, it's all so regulated and just set up to take money from you. From tipping singers, to the people rowing, to horse cart drivers, buying ...
... water puppet show is performed. We knew from our map that it was near or inside a park and when we arrived at the park with 20 minutes to spare before the show we were happy. But we couldn't find the theatre easily at all. While looking for it, I really enjoyed our walk through the large park with its beautiful gardens, sculptures, and fountains and its numerous fitness equipment, children's indoor and outdoor playgrounds, and many people jogging. I really liked ...
... then told us he had to head to work and couldn't afford to wait any longer so gave us two golden shiny tickets to head to the VIP party inside! So we started off being the peasant westerners that needed their fast food fix to the cool, hip, mysterious foreigners that are now part of the party. So we headed inside, ordered our meals including a free apple pie, and joined the locals to eat our food. The atmosphere was crazy, just like HCMC itself, everyone was full of joy. A ...
... dinner, we walked to Rex Hotel's roof bar to show Alexander where the media people met for their briefings during the war for one drink. A group from our cruise was also there to enjoy the ambiance. It was another long day.