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Vietnam

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Gallery: Vung Tau

Friday, 21 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

Beach resort, I went native
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Gallery: Cu Chi tunnels

Friday, 21 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

Where the commies used to fight the yanks
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Gallery: Mu Nie

Friday, 21 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

A beachside resort, very quiet
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Gallery: Saigon

Friday, 21 Apr 2006 | Photo Gallery

Ho Chi Minh City if you prefer
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My big belly

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2006 | Views [1013] | Comments [4]

The Vietnamese people are very forward when it comes to discussing my beer belly. For the past 4 days I have been at a resort on the coast where there are few westerners. On a number of occassions people, especially women, have stroked my stomach and ... Read more >

Tags: People


Vung Tau

Sunday, 9 Apr 2006 | Views [647]

This is a coastal resort. I have spotted a few westerners but we are very rare here. Some of the locals and other holiday makers will smile and say hello and little children stare at me. I was on the back of a motor bike taxi yesterday when a couple ... Read more >

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The English excell themselves

Friday, 7 Apr 2006 | Views [1025] | Comments [6]

I met an English guy in a bar yesterday. Think of the pretentious English who think they are sophisticates because they have managed to settle in Spain and then multiply it by 20. He avoided my gaze like I was carrying bird flu and then spoke to the ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Cu Chi tunnels

Friday, 7 Apr 2006 | Views [709]

The Cu Chi tunnels is the network of tunnels near Saigon in which the Viet Cong fought against the US army. As well as the tunnels there were sniper pits, only a very slim western girl could fit into a sniper pit. The tunnels are on 3 levels, the top ... Read more >

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Mue Ni

Tuesday, 4 Apr 2006 | Views [1323]

Or something similar. This was a very quiet resort but it was off season. I did enjoy lazing by the pool but I decided that I should do something so I took a half day tour. First we visited white sand dunes, and area next to a lake which is like a very ... Read more >

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Vietnam

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2006 | Views [507]

I've never been in a communist country before. I was expecting them to march me to a Gulag because they had been tipped off by a British agent that I had stolen a library book when I was 14. I've only been here a day but it doesn't feel Commie. The hotel ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

 

 

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