Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... we went to the Cu Chi tunnels. We got to see how the Guerrillas lived and fought in the war. Mars particularly loved it as he got to fire an AK47! We made it back to town then caught up with Stephen and Kay, we had a fabulous dinner and drinks with them. Yesterday we went to the Mekong Delta. We were taken by big boat, little boat, weird little tuktuk things (had to wear helmets on those) all around the place and we saw a ...
... didn't take us long to find a small restaurant with kids plastic chairs and miniature metal tables. We ate stir fried noodles for less than a pound, but why the hell is beer cheaper than a soft drink?- ridiculous! I also shared my restaurant experience with two cockroaches that I had to keep shooing back in their hole as their antennae kept brushing my ankles. The pubs and bars spill out on to the streets at night and you see tourists and local people drinking ...
... had to climb up and down. I honestly could not imagine having to live there, 10minutes was more than enough!! It was the girls' last night before they flew back to England so they treated me to a really nice hotel, we had a huge apartment with a lounge and kitchen so went to the supermarket and cooked dinner then just chilled out watching tv - perfect. I was really sad to see them go but the other option was going back to ...
... gone on shore by now so she could have a nice easy day filing her nails. So she is less than happy to see us and does not bother to hide the fact. When is the shuttle running? She doesn't know. How long will it take? She doesn't know. When will it be coming back? She doesn't know. We give up. She is the only member of the crew who has been anything but delightful.
We get the bus anyway which takes forty minutes. ...
... pronounced a little like Fuur), beef noodle soup.
The it was off to the bakery with heavy influences from the long occupation of the French. We collected food as we went. We then went to the markets, buying all types of fruit, cashews, shoes for Kate (I think they wanted to keep her), and bagettes, noodles, coconuts to drink and off course cakes from the bakery for dessert. We could have rolled home after the picnic ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking