Tulips Hotel Saigon
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
Not as bad as Hanoi....hats off to Saigon!
Still dirty as anything and absoloutely heaving with honking scooters but somehow seems more relaxed; maybe we are just a bit more used to the Vietnamese way?
The sleeper bus?
Well that was painful! I can confirm that the blog I read/ignored shortly before booking the ticket …
... he says don't worry about, this semi returns some faith in the people of HCMC.... for a minute. Go back to French cafe for coffee and sandwich to chill, breath. Feel like they are trusting, they are French not Vietnamese so this explains why?! Get my transfer to airport to head to hoi an. This is domestic flight which he knows but drops me at international, I don't realise till I'm in the terminal....ask a few people, service desk people the way as there are no ...
... increased since this time, although only 40 odd years ago, Vietnam has a young and vibrant population. Although, due to this there is now a cap on the number of children that can be born to a family (2 is the limit I believe). Vietnam, and all of Asia is massively family orientated with lots of children, in the last. Jackie told us that he had 20 siblings! Madness. Our next stop is Nha Trang, a beach town so off we go on an overnight ...
... only $1.50 we rode a small gondola for 3 min to the top of the hill where a spectacular view of all of Udaipur including the 2 lakes and the palace was waiting for us. The sun was beginning to set and it turned out to be the most perfect time to reach the top and enjoy a romantic sunset. We snapped a few quality pictures and took the tram back down the hill on route to catch our sleeper bus to Jaisalmer.
When we woke up and finally arrived in Jaisalmer, we couldn’t ...
... Sea. There were the most amazing incense sticks conically coiled and hanging from the ceiling. From there we went for what Nam described as a light lunch at Pho 2000 where President Bill Clinton ate when he visited Saigon in 2000. We were given the choice of beef, chicken or vegetable soup which sounded great but what arrived was a massive bowl about 30cm across filled with chicken and rice noodle - it was delicious but no way would I have described it as a light ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet