Thien Xuan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... interesting part of the tour, we then moved onto the entrance to the tunnels. The correct technique to enter whilst closing the roof behind was demonstrated and how anyone could fit, let alone live there was incredible. We were then showed the variety of traps used to kill the Americans, they were all barbaric and the guide explained them with a scary sense of pride in their effectiveness. We then wondered to the only shooting range in Vietnam, which had a multitude of ...
... though.extremley claustrophobic. Just as the tour finished it started to hammer it down. BUCKETS, and kept doing that on and off all day.
Tonight is the night that we get the sleeping train to Nha Trang. We were told by Long that 2 of the 3 of the trains were 'so so, same same but different' and that one was good, but that we just been to hit the cockroaches with our shoes and they're nothing to worry about and neither are the very few ...
“Yep” she said.
“So of the two options you gave me to avoid going to the post office, both involve me going to the post office. Is that correct?”.
I didn’t try to explain the error of her logic I just thanked her and walked off; trying to explain would, I fear, have simply been a losing battle.
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A Thai friend, Sriparin, who flies for Qatar ...
... just fell asleep. The Vietnam war, it's causes and its consequences is something I've always found fascinating so to actually be in Vietnam and stand where all the famous fighting had happened was something very special for me. The facts and methods used by the soldiers were just incredible, for example all their cooking was still done in the tunnels so they built numerous individual smoke chambers for it to be captured in and then slowly realised at dawn so it looked like morning ...
... with the other travel buddies we have befriended over the years,like Mark & Stacie from Iowa,and Tim & Renee from Winnipeg. We have had so many good times with these guys,and been lucky enough to host and be hosted by both couples,and now there are even more to add to our great fortune,as Eddy would say,"We are blessed!"Another great thing about a second showing in Nah Trang is that we have been able to hook up with DI and Feung and Ian and Hiap,and have had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking