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We arrived at Ho Chi Minh airport mid afternoon and got on the public 152 bus into the main city area. As soon as we left the airport we were met with swarms and swarms of mopeds. We were told there are 10 million people in HCMC/Saigon and there are ''officially'' 7 million mopeds. We found the hostel down a little alley after nearly killing …
... qui font la sieste où ils veulent, quand ils veulent. Le contraste entre l'air conditionné, glacial, et la moiteur de la saison des moussons, qui nous tombe dessus, d'un coup, dès qu'on ouvre la porte. Cette même moiteur qu'on sent encore dès qu'on sort de la douche.
Je retrouve les vendeurs de fruits, les sollicitations incessantes, le service tout compris, et même plus (avec sourire, s'il vous plaît ! Français, prenez-en de la graine !).
Tiens, par exemple, en ...
... scuba adventures but turns out it was "just" a fungus. Apparently it is extremely common in this part of the world however, the doctor was a bit shocked we had waited so long.
After a fairly busy afternoon we were ecstatic to stumble upon a German beer garden! Turns out that it is really only men who drink beer in the afternoon - we were not deterred. The German style beer was a nice change of pace from Bia Saigon.
... police to examine. Today the hotel receptionist and her husband and baby accompanied me to the police. I got a taxi the receptionist borrowed a scooter and the husband and baby came on a seperate scooter.
The records had been moved to another police station so we had another journey to the outskirts of Hoi An, this time I was with Hubby, My Le's daughter had the baby and the receptionist. We stop at the police station and ...
... work. The participants create pieces of art be it ceramics, Mother of Pearl art, and art from crushed up eggshells. It was great to see programs in place to give people with life altering deformities job opportunities.
I’m sure we’ll have more opportunities to learn about and see the effects of the war first hand. Up next – we are off to the Unesco World Heritage town of Hoi An.
Denny and ...