Thien Xuan Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... led us to the other side. Kind of like Mosus I guess. Jumping ahead of myself I can honestly say in two days, we have become professional traffic parters, and can "safely" cross streets in a timely fashion, even locals would probably nod their head in appreciation. Maybe one did, I will never know though.
Upon reaching the other side we studied our map; 6x8, originally hand drawn and photocopied, then printed...with Steve Jobs first printer and ...
... I waited for my flight to the capital of the south and the largest city in Vietnam - over 9 million people live in Ho Chi Minh City (previously known as Saigon). Named after first president, who died 50 years ago. First impressions of HCMC were lovely - big green park and lake by the airport - 33 degrees and not so humid :-) Checking into my hotel, having a wander around the local markets and a massage were the order of the ...
... br> In the late afternoon the Bitexco Financial Tower, the tallest building in Vietnam just as big rain was rolling in. I love going to the top of tall building to get a big picture of the city.
That night the skies opened and street outside our hotel flooded to about 1/2 a metre. Steve waded out and got dinner for two of us back at the Five Oysters. Sash didn't want to eat as she had started to feel sick in the tummy! ...
... and headed back to My Tho. From there we got back on the bus and headed to the Can Tho provinces where we were to spend the night. After about an hour we stopped to transfer buses. Those who booked the 1 day tour were heading back to HCMC. The rest of us were transferring buses for the rest of the ride to Can Tho. About fourteen of us including our guide "Sun", which means Mountain in Vietnamese, were transferring from a large 40 person ...
... the kitchen area at my hotel. The leader of their little herd came up to me and corrected my use of "guys," telling me that it is offensive, and is sexually excluding women, yada yada yada. She was obviously being completely serious, so in my effort to not be offensive by laughing in front of her face, I responded "okay sorry," and walked away giggling. I got back into my room and couldn't stop laughing the rest of the morning until class. This is probably worthy of a spot ...