Six Senses Con Dao
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... of the twenty-some thousand "political" prisons held (and tortured) here. Let's not forget the random formaldehyde walrus and the stuffed turtle at the end of the first section of the museum. I'll explain this as I'm sure you're like: "huh?" Con Dao island is home to a large turtle population and the local government is working hard to protect them and their survival. This archipelago is meant to be protected, and a National park, but it hasn't always ...
... walked back to the villa I plunged right into the pool. Not the same but still very nice. I took some more pictures, as you do, sat in the sun for ten minutes, showered, got ready and headed for lunch. At lunch I bumped into Sarah, John (her husband), Andre and Judith. Judith is very posh and they're all from England. We were all booked to go on a Historical and Prison tour but unfortunately the local authorities decided to have a meeting and closed the prison. So the trip ...
... is that Con Dao is the name of the airport. Case closed. The village is almost deserted. There are a few fishermen at the pier (Nhi says they're not locals so stay away) and no one at the Café so this will be interesting. The map shows a handful of "places of interest". I pretty much cover the whole area in forty five minutes. Market: check. Supermarket: check. ATM machines: check. The pagodas and prisons are a long walk away and I only have two hours so ...
... lady called Sarah (another Sarah). We chat for a bit and off I go on my bike. I head for breakfast and this time I order French toast. It's very good and served with honey and bananas. Delish! I also must have my daily plate of fruit. I am getting used to it and it helps me start my day full of energy. Or is that just the holiday? :-) At breakfast Nhi pays me a visit again, but this time she has my spa booking confirmation and an invitation for drinks with ...
... what, my camera died just before I got there so I kept switching it on to see if I could squeeze one more shot out of the battery. Come on, you can do it. I figured out that the GPS function REALLY drains my battery. I have great long term memory but the names of these places will escape me when I bore everyone with my slideshows. Muah ah ah ah! I came back to my villa to catch some sun and enjoy the view. It's tidal here so it's amazing watching the ...