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... rain kind of got in the way of me doing anything else so I went back to the hostel to see what others were doing. Free beers 7-8 meant that everyone congregated in the common area at that time so I got to meet quite a few people and ended up going to the bar street for a few beers. Had a nice lie in in the morning then went with another girl in my room for some lunch once we'd got up and then ...
... would get struck by lightening!!!
Have had a few trips into Saigon but even that is boring now. I don't want to do any more shopping as I already have too much to try and pack up. Mind you it is still fascinating to people watch and the traffic continues at a frantic pace.
Have accepted I am never going to be teaching the nursing I came here to do so have packed up all my resources and shipped them back to Australia. Thought that was going to be an easy ...
... country I have experienced; even more so than Ha Noi.
Our walking tour also took us to what was once the Presidential Palace, cleverly turned into a tourist hotspot haven. It was very enjoyable to walk around, and was quite cool seeing all the safe rooms and stuff in the basement.
Finally, our last stop for the daytime walking tour was the war museum. As much as it was very Pro-Nam, the ...
... a great way to get around, but if you just want to stroll around they can be a bit pushy and offer you additional things. A usual conversation goes like: „Hey Mr, Motorbike“ - No, thanks just want to walk around - „Marihuana?“ - No, thanks - „Boom, Boom, I know pretty girl“ - No, thanks either. This is the standard version. In the extended version, they also offer you Ecstasy and ...
... the highlights....Max's Gadafi loving old school friend and the chicken, Ella and Max's new airline VIrgin bunks and Richard hairstyling bears. I went to her laughing, the girls thought I was crying, I was shaking trying to hold the laughter in as I went to bed. Didn't get much sleep at all because was rocking head to toes all night, plus was very aware of people moving up and down the cabin.
Looking forward to lazing on the beach tomorrow.