Monthly Archives: April 2011

On the way home now

Man Singapore is expensive after Vietnam. But in some respects soooo much cheaper than Melbourne. I bought some camera stuff (ok a lot of camera stuff) that I could only dream of at home. All for less than the price … Continue reading

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Fish pedi – high on the scale of weird

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Surprising Singapore

Lots of building work going on in Singapore – at least that is what it looks like on the way in. We are staying at the Swissotel for a couple of nights before we head home. Apart from the obvious … Continue reading

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Final thoughts from Vietnam

We had a cruisy day today, walked around Saigon some more. Ended up near the old Opera House, in the posher hotel area. The street sellers are far more aggressive up there. We didn’t really have a plan, ended up going into a … Continue reading

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Floating Market, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Day trip today to the floating market in the Mekong Delta. The bus left at 7.30 am and didn’t get there till 10.30 am. Mostly the market is from 7.00 am to 10.00am, so the market was pretty much over … Continue reading

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Sweaty in Saigon

 Our flight was delayed by an hour leaving Da Nang airport. Not a lot to amuse yourself with there, think small regional airport with a couple of market stalls. But on the upside there was air-conditioning. The other positive yesterday was … Continue reading

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Eyes bigger than stomachs

Whole Peking Duck skin into pancakes YUM, meat made info stir fry – 2 very ambitious diners. Note chopstick for reference.

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