Kim Yen Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
And I'm not talking about the beef you find in your bowl of pho... Back in 2012, Mario, Tony, and myself got into a verbal argument with one of our cabbies in Switzerland. (PS Did we ever pay him those 10 francs?) The next morning, when we came to our senses, we realized we were in the wrong. I never thought ...
... reading. We stayed until we were ushered out at closing time, it really was that interesting, we then reflectively walked for Ben Tanh Market. As interesting as Vietnam is and as charming as the people are, Saigon leaves you no illusions about being in a third would country. The streets are dirty and the buildings old and decrepit, with the difficulty of everyday life evident. The market was intense, it made haggling and shopping in Morocco and Turkey seem like a ...
... our bags from the belly of the bus and stacked them on top of a pull cart that would follow us to our hotel. Walking through downtown Ho Chi Minh we both began to get excited. There were so many new streets to wander, alleyways to explore, and new food carts/stalls to try! Ho Chi Minh is the 9th city we've been to on our epic adventure and we couldn't wait to get lost!
We checked into our hotel. It was good, about the ...
... back alley and he couldn't get the car down so I walked the rest of the way and arrived at the reception desk after climbing a flight of stairs, depositing my rucksacks amid a pool of sweat! The young Vietnamese guy with a big smile greeted me "Hayo, you wan wa-er?" Indeed I did! My room was enormous and offered all mod cons for £10 a night (the price of 2 beers in Plimmerton!) so I was pretty chuffed at my choice. I was in an excellent spot. Keen to see ...
... money. At this point we decided to pay on Bridget's card as we had to get to our bus. When we got to the travel agent we were able to check our account online before getting on the bus. We were pretty shocked to see that all the money had been taken out in Thailand the day before. We were less than impressed but determined for this not to ruin our day or our travels. Our guide "Jackie" came to meet us and take us to the bus. He was 63 and had been involved during the ...