A & Em Hotel 8A Thai Van Lung
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... political events or
Vietnam's social life; they are your table and chairs. This is the local way of
enjoying a coffee in this park. After the table and chairs are arranged, you
can order your drinks. One Vietnamese guy that I met claimed they make the best
iced-coffee in the city here - and you also can try paper rice (a savory
pancake so thin you can see the contents inside. It's delicious).
... resulted in the following critical numbers:
- 3 million Vietnamese were killed (among them 2 million civilians)
- 2 million people injured
- 300,000 people missed
- 600,000 tons of bombs left behind
- 6,6 million hectares of land area contaminated with bombs and explosives
- 9,284 communes polluted with bombs and explosives
- 42,135 people killed and ...
... a 100 different songs they'd probably play and the bus ride was only 6 hours long :). We knew it would be a long bus ride! A few hours into our ride, we were surprised by the quick transition from bus to ferry in order to cross the Mekong river. Our group was supposed to hop off the bus, grab a life jacket, and run to the ferry quickly, or we'd be left behind! We quickly ran off the bus, Eric was the last to get off the bus and ...
... tapioca at the tunnels, and it is really bland. On special celebration days, they were allowed one hunk of pork, less than 2 inches cubed. Needless to say, he did not like the communists, even to this day, and his information to us was littered with that. In China, they would never have let someone like that be a tour guide for foreigners! For us, it was an inside glimpse of what it was like during and after the war.
And because it is what I do, I was able to buy a number of ...
... couldn't find the others in the hostel so Chrissie, Becky and I sat on wifi in ice cream shop and almost forced them to close half an hour late (we didn't move but didn't get asked to either). Finally met the guys at 11pm but none of them were keen for a beer which was a bit of a let down (a massive one actually!). They went to bed so I went out with Chrissie and Luke, a crazy 25 year old Canadian who was a self proclaimed alcoholic. We sat at a street bar and met John (29) who ...