Tag Archives: Saigon

Ao Dai – The Echo of the Country – Vietnamese Show

Local veteran Vietnamese fashion designer Si Hoang has created his latest ao dai (Vietnamese long dress) show at Ao Dai Exhibition in HCMC’s District 1, and last night I had the pleasure to attend. The designer has regularly held ao … Continue reading

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Vinasun Taxi’s–the only Taxi to get in Ho Chi Minh City

Just a quick note to my followers that when in Ho Chi Ming City (Saigon) make sure you only use Vinasun Taxis.  They are easily recognizable as a predominately white taxi with red and green branding. Especially when arriving at … Continue reading

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Dam Sen Water Park – Saigon, Vietnam

Day 3 (Sunday 21st July 2013) in Vietnam we decided to kick off with a morning at Dam Sen Water Park – that way we would lets the kids burn off energy before the 17 hour Train Journey ahead of … Continue reading

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Cu Chi Tunnels – Secret Entrances – Saigon, Vietnam

Both Molly and I were not that successful in taking the secret entrance into the Cu Chi Tunnels…the instructions were simple: stand in the hole, hands above head, bend knees and descend…the execution was lacking…   …or in my case … Continue reading

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Motor Bike Tour of Saigon

In the afternoon of Day 2 we did a Motor Bike Tour of Saigon with Back Of The Bike Tours. We did the Saigon Tour which saw us on the back of motor bikes operated by university students and recent … Continue reading

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Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon, Vietnam

Day 2 in Vietnam, Saturday 20th July, and we had an early start for the Cu Chi Tunnels. They are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi district of Saigon and were used by Viet … Continue reading

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Foot Rower – Saigon

Fascinating video I took of a Vietnamese lady who is rowing her boat using her feet.  Look at how she turns the corner – amazing skill!!!

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