Tân Bình

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  • Day65


    August 7, 2018 in Vietnam ⋅ 🌧 86 °F

    I'm on yet another bus, this time to Phnom Penh. We've been driving for 45 minutes and we're still in the grip of HCMC. It is much bigger than I expected.

    I am surprised at the huge difference between Hanoi and what we used to call Saigon. The first thing you notice is the capital investment that is pouring into HCMC and the surrounding area. Streets and the overall infrastructure are significantly better than in the north. Some buildings have completely Westernized bathrooms; there is no hose and you can flush the paper. And little things began to pop out at me. For example, in the north, the ground floor is the first floor, like in America. In the south, the ground floor is ground and the next floor up is the first floor. The traffic is just as crazy everywhere, but in HCMC, the roads seem to be larger with more lights to which drivers/riders actually pay attention. Hanoi has very few lights at intersections, and the ones it does have, no one cares. I much preferred HCMC over Hanoi.

    The night picture below is from a hasher's 17th Floor apartment. That's where we met up last night for the Monday hash. Not my favorite. Really just runners. I and another girl lost trail completely and just went back to the apartment. I don't remember the last time that has happened to me. Also, they don't do circle or any songs, which is really my favorite part. The people were really cool, though, as usual. I'll see a few again in Nha Trang in September.

    Out for now. ✌️
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  • Day175

    Ho Chi Minh City

    October 24, 2015 in Vietnam ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C

    Our last stop in Vietnam was Ho Chi Minh City. We stayed here for 4 days with a lovely family with two super energetic children. Even if we saw the dad, who actually hosted us , ust once, the whole family took good care of us. And the grandma was a wonderful cook :)
    During the day we walked around the city and drunk a few more Vietnamese coffees :)
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  • Day27

    "I'm singing in the rain.."

    January 28, 2016 in Vietnam ⋅ 🌙 26 °C

    Idag tog vi ungarna på en överraskning istället för att gå på marknader. Såg att det fanns en vattenpark i Ho Chi Minh. Och det var lyckat av oss alla. En jättestor park som svalde en hel del folk. Vi "utlänningar" hade en egen terrass så man slapp trängas och bli uttittad av asiater... Det var några riktigt bra slides i parken.
    Och idag fick vi vårt första regn på hela semestern det varade i hela 25 min. Tur man var på ett vattenland.
    Avslutade kvällen på Hard Rock Cafe i Ho Chi Minh. Och det var mycket lyckat av hela familjen. Kidsen hamnade på scenen o hjälpte bandet...
    Tills vi hörs igen. Krama varandra i trafiken.
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  • Day40

    Ho-Chi-Minh City und der Vietnamkrieg

    April 23, 2017 in Vietnam ⋅ 🌫 29 °C

    Nach knapp 1 1/2 Wochen in Vietnam bin ich in Ho-Chi-Minh City angekommen. Vietnams Schönheit hat mich schwer beeindruckt. Vor allem die schönen Strände in Hoi An und Dalat.
    Gleichzeitig hat mich allerdings auch die Geschichte Vietnams sehr nachdenklich gemacht. Vor allem die Cu-Chi Tunnel im Norden von Ho-Chi-Minh City und der Raum bezüglich den Auswirkungen von Agent Orange im War Museum.
    Die beiden Personen auf den Bildern arbeiten heute in einer Fabrik nahe Ho-Chi-Minh City. Diese Fabrik beschäftigt nur Opfer von Agent Orange.
    Auf dem letzten Bild steige ich in einen Tunnel der Vietcong.
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