Villa Song Saigon
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... spikes designed to maim and kill in so many ways. We have the chance to go into one of the tunnels, although it has been widened to twice it's original size to accommdate tourists. It's hot, small and dark and although they tell us they check for spiders twice a day, I'm glad to get out even though we're underground for maybe just a couple of minutes.
We also visit the War Remnants Museum back in Saigon and Pam warns us that it doesn't take ...
... starts from somewhere and even getting the word out to one person will help. If he tells others who tell others then even better. It was quite an emotional afternoon and being told all this made us a bit hesitant to even want to be here but we are not going to let it spoil the trip. We will just do all we can to get the word out and help the cause. Visit the website and help if you can http://www.vietnamanimalscruelty.com/en /
We went out for dinner to a kebab ...
... to teach the workers how to do CPR and the recovery position. God help them! Its been ages since I have done that, I need to seriously swat up!!
Afterwards, I headed out to the postoffice. It was around 6pm - rush hour in Ho Chi Minh City. Do you remember me telling you about the traffic? well, what I thought was bad... times it by 10.
I had to cross a large main road - in the rain and dark.
After a day and a half here, I have ...
... the last few days was going to run out eventually. It shouldn't really have been a surprise that it would be another bus journey to ruin it!! When the bus eventually rocked up, we hauled our bags into the luggage storage area and stepped aboard.....that was the first and only easy step! All the seats were already taken, there were 6 people already sleeping on the floor amongst bird cages, suitcases, bags of fruit etc. I politely enquired as to where we and the other ...
... museums. You know how we don't really talk about our interactions with other tourists or other westerners? In Ho Chi Minh City, we had the privilege of encountering a couple of friendly folks that Mr. Charles knows from his Calgary days. Matt and Franziska are from Canada and Germany respectively and were in Ho Chi Minh City, en route to the Philippines. We shared a couple local beers and a few ban mi sandwiches with them while we discussed travel plans and news from back home. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet