Vietnam
Quận Phú Nhuận

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  • Day12

    More Mekong delta

    November 22, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    Had to add another section to show off more pictures.

    After the wine we got on a motorised type of van to take a trip up and down some narrow streets followed by a short canoe ride to give an idea of the working life of the farmersRead more

  • Day14

    More India than India

    July 18, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Trying to reason how common these things are -
    1. Meeting some Maharashtrians
    2. Meeting a sailor (considering the curiosity of working on the ship since over a year)
    3. Meeting someone who wants to give up an American passport for an Indian
    4. Meeting a child whose mom's indian and dad's japanese (I have no idea how the complementary tastes matched - Indians usually prefer more masculine guys with beards and Japanese prefer feminine girls who are lighter)

    Life's weird. Although the reasons for it were (as far as I understand) strong connection with a different community in Goa. (Goa isn't really India is it?🤔) In a way that fascination for Goa doesn't translate into fascination for India. Also the first time at someone's place who loved to cook. (Always has been a huge issue 😂).

    So basically pointing out some observations from Vietnam :
    1. It's chaotic and messy - crossing the streets, electric cables hanging around seems a mess
    2. Cheap - feels more India like with the prices although they're a bit steep for indian standards
    3. Never seen shops like those on the street before - system of the shop was weird with husband doing the night shift and the wife doing the day duty (24 hours open)

    Virtual reality testing was crazy, the chair really moves giving me the creeps! Food in Vietnam is tasty especially chicken rice.
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  • Day14

    Ho Chi Minh City

    May 15, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    We came to the house of Coen and Loc, but it was all locked up and it seemed that no one was at home. Just as we wanted to leave again there was some activity and they unlocked their home. We were happy to see them again but at the same time we realised we were back in busy HCMC. Not only busy traffic at the streets but also motors driving through the small alley where Coen and Loc live at. At dinner we were served some typical Vietnamese food, Loc baked some sausages for me and we spent the evening at their home watching a video of the marriage between Coen and Loc some years ago. We agreed to visit the market and the house of the Loc's mother tomorrow before going to our beds.Read more

  • Day15

    Ho Chi Minh City

    May 16, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    1) China Southern
    flight CZ374 15:40-19:30
    from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) to《1540 km》

    1) China Southern
    flight CZ307 May 17, 2019 00:05-06:45
    from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)《9160 km》

    We did some last shopping and went back to Coen and Loc's house. Then the time to say goodbye came. We weighed our suitcases one last time just to be sure we won't get any trouble due to overweight and said goodbye to Coen and Loc and Loco and went to the airport of HCMC to fly back to Holland. At about 12:15 we arrived there. We looked for the right counter to check in and then the trouble started. There seemed to be a problem with the flight from China to Holland. The seats on the plane from China to Holland were not confirmed and fixed to our names and they couldn't change that in the computer system. They told us we still had enough time to solve this problem. We just had to phone with the company where we had booked our flight. We were flabbergasted. We couldn't reach the company by phone because of the time difference with Vietnam. The offfice was still closed at that moment. When we tried the emergency number we only heard music playing! We tried to reach them via internet, but we had no connection at the airport at the front desk. We had to walk to a restaurant nearby the front desk in order to get a wifi connection. But we couldn't change the seat allocation ourselves either. Panic came looking around the corner. What could we do now? We kept going back and forward to the front desk of China Southern Airlines to explain that we couldn't get in contact with the office in Holland no matter how hard we tried and they kept telling us they couldn't help us with this. Time passed by and we missed our flight. We decided to go back to Coen and Loc to find any solution.
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  • Day21

    Sightseeing Ho Chi Minh City

    December 31, 2012 in Vietnam ⋅ ☀️ 33 °C

    Die Parks sind vor allem abends sehr voll. Am Boden sitzen, gemeinsam kochen und essen ist chick und wird vor allen durch die jüngeren Vietnamesen praktiziert. Es sind auch die jüngeren von denen man hin und wieder angesprochen wird mit Fragen wo man herkommt und wie einem Vietnam gefällt. Scheinen recht ehrgeizig zu sein, eine School-Map dabei zu haben ist modern, an allen möglichen Orten mit Buch und Laptop zu lernen ebenson- am Fluss, am Straßenrand, im Park...überall lernende Schüler.Read more

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