Thien Xuan Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... pizza of my life. Dominos just gained a new regular.
Surviving in Saigon means that you need to learn how to be bold crossing streets. I have mastered this. When crossing streets its imperative that you look into oncoming traffic and let the motorbikes choose their way around you. If you flinch, chances are the motorbikes will flinch too (no good). Motorbikes are easy to navigate through, it's the cars you have to look out for. They're ruthless. They stop for no ...
... to try a restaurant with a pool and loads of Russian tourists. The pool belonged to a nearby resort and there was a fee to swim. Sash and Anne got wet while Zig and I examined the menu. We ordered and waited ages for possibly the worst meal we've ever had to pay for. We should've asked for a recommendation. Ah well.
After leaving most of the food and reluctantly paying the bill we got back in the car and drove back to Saigon. TBC.
... goodbyes and hugged all the friendly people we had met. It was truly an amazing experience to be welcomed in to their home and enjoy dinner with them. Cuc arranged transport for us as well at a very good price. So we headed to the hotel to quickly check out. We were late with our check out. At around 2pm the driver came to pick us up. He wanted us to wait while he went to eat but Will asked if we could come along and eat with him. So he took us to a local place that sold ...
... Eyes painted on. The thought is that the eyes are to aid the fishermen back home safely and to help scare away sea monsters.
Then made a stop to a local village and watched the process of rice paper making, coconut candy producing process, and also rice popcorn popped! We tasted Honey tea and Snake wine!! Liked the tea and candy but definitely not the WINE!!
Another stop was to Xeo ...
... them. Kept me entertained. Helen made it out deeper and went for a swim. She had managed to keep her hat dry the whole time but when making her way back in a big wave came and knocked her for six. Hat went flying. Took a while to dry out. We wandered back up to the esplanade and made our way back to the hotel for an early lunch. Same place lanterns again as the food was sooo good. We first had a chilled drink, then ordered some food later. ...