Tulips Hotel Saigon
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... me represent death, war, and the worst side of humanity. Video games and films are fictional and I'm not bothered by a bit of on screen violence, but shooting a gun in reality just made me feel uncomfortable, kind of queasy, and in the context of our current location, a hypocrite. Instead, we sat on a bench whilst Paul ate an ice cream and I enjoyed a BBQ corn on the cob and I tried not to jump from the shots (who knew guns were so loud!?). Our final stop was at the tourist ...
... wait so we decided to make a reservation and hen go explore more of the Vietnamese streets!
Wandering the streets, we found a delicious French pastry shoppe. The French have been involved in Indochina since the mid 19th century. We saw some of the effects in ...
... Americans had trenches above the tunnels and fought battles above them without ever knowing they were there. Next we tried to find some other war stuff but after an hour of searching we abandoned the plan and headed to Saigon. Handed the scooters back to the owner and felt a bit sad that was that. At some stage I shall let you into what it's really like to cycle and scooter on Vietnam roads. It's been entertaining to say the ...
... there is bigger and less windy but the sea is even rougher so I didn’t go in! Kathryn, Jelle and I went on a boat trip to see four islands. We went snorkelling, to an aquarium and lot’s of diving off the boat and swimming. It was a really fun trip, the waters were turquoise and the islands were stunning! On board we made friends with some people from China. We had arranged to meet for drinks later that evening but I bumped into them at the ...
... has been blocked by the government in Vietnam and China (and perhaps other countries as well. Some people know a way around it but as I don't I have transferred many addresses.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet