City Star Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... able to sit and watch our newly downloaded films. To my satisfaction and Oli's less so we went for 'That Awkward Moment' featuring Zac Effron - a easy to watch comedy about a group of girls and guys who get together - Oli acted like he didn't enjoy it, but as he laughed out loud at points waking the bus up - he secretly really did!! The journey was less than comfortable on the back wheel, and the added extra of the girl next to me with severe travel sickness who threw up all night ...
... lunch we went. It was street food day and Sally had a favourite place to share with us. We sat on tiny plastic stools on the pavement and a bowl of Bun Thit Nuong with cha bio was placed in front of us. It was a bowl of rice noodles, herbs, grilled pork and a delicious spring roll. You then pour on a delicious sauce and you are good to chow down. It was totally delicious. Feeling fortified we headed to the War Remnants Museum, this is the ...
When the new squash courts opened at Old Swinford Hospital, Neil and I would often play – with Caroline spectating from the balcony. I always won, but Neil was a fierce competitor and, on one occasion, became mad at me for consistently obstructing him.
I cannot remember watching live cricket with Neil (although we may have gone to Edgbaston together), but we used to talk cricket all the time. The West Indies were dominant then, and ...
On 20th we join a 14 day cycle tour of Vietnam (East coast).
Sunday 20th April
Almost a day off today. We awoke in our plush hotel, at 74 US dollars much more luxurious than we would usually book, but this is the one used by Exodus so we splashed out for ...
... and some genuine wisdom. In between we managed to get a day off when the sun was shining, so I took off on my own for a hike, into the famous valleys and mountains of Sapa. 6 hours and 24km later I returned, weary but in high spirits, I had given myself a treat, what I saw on my hike was breathtaking, waterfalls, rice fields, ledges, tiny villages, all sorts of animals and people, and a bit of well needed exercise, even though I could barely move my knee by the time I got home. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking