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Shopping on Dong Khoi

VIETNAM | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Views [1142]

First off to the Ben Thanh market - a chaotic indoor arrangement of shops and stalls. All senses take a hit here, perhaps the smells being the more noteworthy. Unable to find anything to tickle our fancy we resolved instead to hit the downtown Dong ... Read more >

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Queen Victoria Building

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Views [720]

Shopping today. All day. The Queen Victoria Building in central Sydney is enormous, and required that all shops be visited. All. Night-time then at the Opera Bar at the Opera House.

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Old Quarter, Hanoi

VIETNAM | Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | Views [716]

That was some trip - hours in the air, madness on the streets, eventually we got to the hotel and recovered with 8 or 9 hours of the deepest sleep imaginable. We woke only to explore the Old Quarter , a wonderful but chaotic assortment of narrow streets, ... Read more >

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Shopping in Chicago

USA | Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | Views [747]

The Magnificent Mile in Chicago is a stretch of ground populated only with shops. Lots of them. Today we went into every one of them. Some of them we went into twice. We saw / did nothing else. Just shopped. All day. ALL DAY!

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Back to Auckland

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 18 Aug 2007 | Views [473]

Today was our last full day in New Zealand. We left Hamilton for Auckland from where we fly to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands tomorrow. En route we encountered a friendly yet festidious traffic cop who punished us for the minor indiscretion of fractionally ... Read more >

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Shopping in Singapore

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | Views [475]

We bought so much yesterday.  We woke up and decided to take it easy.  The hotel has a swimming pool and tennis courts, but we needed to buy runners for tennis.  The concierege directed us across the road to a shopping mall.  We thought finding runners ... Read more >

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Gone Shopping

JAPAN | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Views [586] | Comments [5]

We started the day with breakfast, Ciaran ate in Subway, and Ruth had a croissant and hot chocolate in a french cafe.  Then we hit the shops.  We headed straight for Ginza, the Japanese equivalent to Park Avenue.  The shops are amazing with similar prices ... Read more >

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