Thien Xuan Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... visiting from home. It was a lovely evening, reminiscing over fond school memories and catching up on what we have been doing for the past ten years. The next morning, I was feeling much more alive and headed out to do some sightseeing with two girls who I shared a dorm with, Hanna, from the Netherlands and Caroline, from Switzerland. We set off on foot, simply taking it all in, the traffic, the clean streets (compared to Cambodia) and beautiful weather. The morning saw us visit ...
... bar which had a big projector. People were going crazy for Pacquiao so it was a shame he didn't win. Quickly back to the hostel just in time for check out. Before getting on our bus we went for a bite to eat as we wouldn't arrive at the next place until 9, that's if it's on time. There we were again lugging our bags to the bus station again for our 3pm bus to Mui Ne, this time it was only 200m around the corner. For nearly the entire journey we watched ...
... contently. I just don't believe that meat is a morning food, let alone fish and chillies!
We caught a flight from Da Nang to Ho Chi Min which took 90 mins. As soon as we walked through the doors of HCMC airport a wall of heat met us. You know that heat where you can't quite catch your breath? Well that's HCMC. It's 34'c and not a puff of fresh air. The air is so hot and heavy it feels like you're wearing it, so add to that the ...
For most of us, our first thought about Vietnam is the war. I grew up during a time of emotional and sometimes violent antii-war protests, young American men seeking refuge from the draft in Canada and Hollywood movies depicting the horror, craziness and futility of the fighting.
The war is remembered in a number of ways here. A documentary on the bus presented a factual history, beginning wiih the French occupation of Vietnam, Cold ...
... and beef whilst I tried out Chinese pork sausages, Ostrich, Goat's breast and Deer. All were fantastic. Had with noodles and a drink each cost us about £5. Not bad. A park stretches along the back of the backpacker district and it's lit well. People seem to use the night here, whilst it is cool, to exercise and socialise. There were kids playing, teenagers skateboarding and BMXing, couples taking a stroll (like us) and elderly people using the fitness equipment ...