สวัสดี Thailand

No, I don’t know what it says either. A very long day of travel and we are at our final destination – Thailand.

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Tạm biệt Vietnam

What to make of Vietnam? What an interesting place, I’d thoroughly recommend a trip here. Such friendly, hardworking entrepreneurial people here.

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Cruising the Mekong Delta

From our hotel in Saigon, it’s a 4 hour drive all the way down to Can Tho where we check in to a Bassac boat for an overnight on the Mekong Delta

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War Remnants Museum

The war remnants museum – some quite harrowing stuff in here, difficult to digest.

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Saigon at Night

Saigon at night is a really nice City and takes on a whole new character.

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Saigon Presidential Palace

The Saigon presidential palace. Source of the famous tank picture heralding the ‘fall of saigon’

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Out and About in Saigon

Saigon is very different from Hanoi. A much younger city with a lot of the centre designed and built by the French. It gives off an air of optimism.

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Cu Chi Tunnels

An hour or so drive from our hotel but still within Saigon are the Cu Chi tunnels. A huge tunnel complex where the Viet Cong masterminded several military campaigns during the Vietnam war.

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Silverland Yen Hotel

Very nice hotel in Saigon district 1. Walking distance from the centre.

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Only our second curry of the trip!

I know, I know we are in Vietnam, and Vietnamese food is awesome, but couldn’t resist this curry house. Just off ‘Times Square’ in Saigon central.

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