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The vegetable village

What to do? Asked the receptionist and she suggested “why not go and see where the local herbs and vegetables are grown, its only a 50,000 dong ($2.50) taxi ride away”. So that’s what we did. Jumped in a cab … Continue reading

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The “Caruso” of Hoi An

This would be “Caruso” walks around the streets of Hoi An with his “BoomBox” serenading the locals. This was taken from our hotel balcony. Maybe he should try busking back in OZ 🙂    Click on video and to view … Continue reading

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5. Hue. A walk around the back streets.

With nothing much to do we thought we would explore the streets out the back of our hotel. So with cameras in hand we wandered (As Wombats do) into the back streets of Hue. Click on video to view. Click … Continue reading

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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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Six month S.E.A Trip

This web site details our six month trip to South East Asia… Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and back to Malaysia. The trip started in March 2014 and finished on 1st September. We could not commence our trip whilst our … 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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