How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Parkview Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... nothing like India! When our train arrived the carriages were numbered and corresponded with our tickets, the compartments were clean and the bunks were fairly comfortable. This was a 16 hour journey so once we woke we had a fair amount of scenery to take in. We had some lunch that was brought around but struggled to eat it. We arrived at Danang on time and transferred by taxi to Hoi ...
... rice paper of sorts, I think.. And hope. Ha)
They all continue to talk and laugh, the oldest woman then starts to say '****' continuously and all I can do is stare at her.. One manages to say she's making jokes and they all laugh around the table as they eat.
They live so simply in these countries, yet they always seem to be so happy and welcoming.
I cannot wait for my time at this coming homestay!
Few more hours and I will be on my way - Da Lat ...
... is heavy here. Many more cars here when compared to other cities. We are told it is extra crazy outside as it is New Years Eve. (They are correct! New Yeas Day is a quarter of the traffic!)
We are getting used to the traffic. It really usally moves so slowly when compared to the fast aggressive Australian driving. The honking is more a warning "Move out of the way...I'm coming".
There is a real hierachy of traffic order.
1. Get out ...
... there is nothing wrong with this I might add, but currently it was just not for me) Instead, I had gotten straight A's, found an amazing first job in my career, and then gotten the five year itch and at 28 decided I had nothing to loose (at least I hoped I didn't) and that if I didn't do it now I never would. It was amazing though how many what if's crossed my mind and what next's. It was also those butterflies and the sense of stepping into ...
... of the cultural traits of Vietnam. If we had started our trip here, I don't think the culture shock would've been quite as bad... but we would've probably sat in McDonalds every night eating away our feelings... We're ok now, I swear.
Were really looking foreword to heading to Cambodia tomorrow, even though it might be another level of culture shock. We've already altered our plans a little, and decided to split our ...