An Lam Saigon River Private Residences
Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
... expected, on water slides! However, what we did not expect, was the stares, cheers and applause we received when we went down the zip wire...intimidating much?! The next couple of days we took it easy by biking 50 miles around the Mekong Delta, through local villages, rice paddies and waterways. Extremely scenic but the pot holes didn't make for the most comfortable of rides; the damage done to our vaginas might be irreversible! However, we did get the try some ...
... and mixed vegetables or $2.50. It was gorgeous despite it's plain description. After dinner and obvious beers, we moved onto a street bar where the beer kept flowing, as did the cigar smoke. A local turned round to show off his English. He knew every football player in the world, and that's not even hyperbole. Willy was leaving early in the morning so it was an emotional adios after chilling with such a cool ...
... tunnels were used to hide from and fight the Americans during the Vietnam war. These people lived in tiny tunnles underground. They would only come up at night and in combat, this wasn’t always possible. It was difficult to hear the stories of what each side did to each other. The Cu Chi fighter developed their own ways to attack and capture the American soldiers. They used bamboo and other jungle materials to mak e torture traps. They were very resourseful and ...
English version below
Willkommen in der Moped-Hauptstadt der Welt
Da sind wir nun, in Viet Nam. Vietnam ist wieder eins der Ziele, auf die wir uns ganz besonders freuen: ein stolzes Land mit stolzen Menschen, Reisfeldern und tollen Landschaften, aber auch gelebtem Kommunismus und dem Horror des Krieges mit den USA. Es gibt viele Gründe, dieses Land genauer zu betrachten. Als wir allerdings in Ho Chi Minh City, dem ehemaligen Saigon, ankommen, sehen wir ...
... and don't give you much freedom, but this one was brilliant. A jam packed day that cost about £4 each! We were picked up nice and early and taken to the port, where we caught a boat to several different islands along the Mekong. We tried local tea made with bees honey, saw how coconut sweets were made, listened to women singing traditional Vietnamese songs, rode bikes around the islands and had a rowing boat trip along the backwaters. All in all a lovely ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service