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Foods we enjoyed in Vietnam and Cambodia

It is time for us to leave Cambodia and enter Thailand and some different food experiences. So we thought you might be feeling hungry and like to share some of the restaurants and foods we have experienced throughout Vietnam & … Continue reading

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Food we had in China and Malaysia

It is time for us to leave China and enter Vietnam and some different food experiences. So we thought you might be feeling hungry and like to share some of the restaurants and foods we have experienced throughout China and … Continue reading

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5. Ben Thanh Market Saigon

Just a few minutes from the Hong Vina Hotel is the Ben Thanh Market, easily viewed from our window. We went for our morning stroll to the market one morning to buy some fruit for lunch, a pair of sandals … Continue reading

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4. The lacquer ware workshop

A short visit to a lacquer ware workshop for the disabled in Saigon Vietnam. The work is mind blowing, the designs are made using tiny pieces of eggshell and mother of pearl shell. We were told that the workshops provide … Continue reading

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3. Trips Around Saigon

Whist in Saigon we visited a couple of places that we would like to tell you about. No video was made but we took some pictures. Here are a couple of these visits: 1. The war remnants museum: We did … Continue reading

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2. China Town Saigon

Although we had seen on TV and heard that China Town (Ch Lon) in Saigon had problems because of the Chinese moving an oil rig off the Vietnamese coast and the Vietnamese started burning Chinese factories in the China Town … Continue reading

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1. Saigon the hotel and streets

When we got to our hotel the lift was stuck and they told us it would be 5 minutes. So taking that with a grain of salt we went around the corner for some lunch. When we got back all … Continue reading

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4. Hanh Dat Hotel Hue Vietnam

We arrived at the Hanh Dat Hotel very hot and tired from the terrible train trip from Hanoi. When we arrived two beautiful young ladies ran out to help us with our bags and gave us a refreshing orange juice. … Continue reading

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3. A cruise on Halong Bay Vietnam

Hi there. Mrs. Wombats report on our trip to Halong Bay….. Well after much consideration on all the ways there were available to take in the UNESCO area known as Halong Bay, we opted for a two day one night … Continue reading

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6. Beijing Central

One day we made our way to central Beijing. We could not come to Beijing and say we had not seen the CBD. It is big, as one would expect, with very tall modern buildings. We asked in one if … Continue reading

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