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  • Vung Tau (Christ Statue) 2The statue is 32 meters high, 18.5 m wide (arms) and there is 130 steps inside you have to climb to reach the top. All worth while, the view is breathtaking from the top. [im Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 7, 2014
  • Vung Tau (Christ Statue)There is 10 sites across the globe that is cosidered as the best places to visitn to see a Christ statue, the most famous is in Rio, the other is in Vung Tau. Seen from the road on hill, the Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 7, 2014
  • Mekong Delta (2) Coconut ReligionThe trip continues with the small boats on a very narrow river towards Coconut Island. We were shown how they make Coconut candy and basically anything else. We also had a chance to taste honey wine (taste like neat Vodka). Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Mekong Delta (2)The trip continues with the small boats on a very narrow river towards Coconut Island. We were shown how they make Coconut candy and basically anything else. We also had a chance to taste honey wine (taste like neat Vodka). Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Mekong DeltaThe Mekong covers roughly 40 000sq kms and runs through 5 countries. The Kmer people inhabits most of the river in Vietnam. They are very poor, so the governement decided to give them boats to start their own business (explain Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Saigon (breakfast - 3)Unfortunately you will read a lot about the food because I like food and this food is freaking awesome. This morning, for breakfast, I had steamed Vermacelli with pork, chicken chimichangas (again), steamed dumpling and Banana flambe plus the Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Saigon (Park)I was walking yesterday past a park when I saw the people playing this game where they kick a shuttle to each other. While I was taking a photo, 3 students asked me if I can talk to them. Apparently Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Saigon (A very different place)There is an average of 10 million people in Saigon and 5 million motorcycles. Yip, 50% of the population drive motorcyle. Cars is too expensive, you pay up to 200% tax on your vehicle. There is also no proof that Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 6, 2014
  • Saigon (breakfast - 2)This morning breakfast included, chicken chimichangas (yes my sister, those ones), hamburger and fried sushi (awesome) . Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon (Breakfast) Blue DiamondBreakfast is the most important meal of the day...and this hotel is a strong believer of that! Imagine the following for breakfast: Chicken Curry, Pork Ribs, pulled Pork, Pork Belly, Bacon 3 ways (crisp, soft and crackling - no pig Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • It's a Dog's day (Saigon)This will not be for everyone and I reckon my mother will have something to say about this. After my tour to Cu Chi tunnels I was invited by the tour guide to join her for a late lunch...dog!! Because Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon HotelMy hotel in Saigon. Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon (Cu Chi)(2) Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon (Cu Chi) Flip flopsThe Vietnamese might not had the power or technology of the Americans but: Look at these, normal flops that was worn by them in the war. Now the last photo show two different flops, the one you put your foot Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon (Cu Chi)Imagine staying 25m underground for up to 6 months. Cooking, being hospitailised and never see light, because of a stupid war that made no sense all but caused millions to die. The Cu Chi Tunnels was created by the VC Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 5, 2014
  • Saigon 4I was walking in one if the small streets when I saw this small coffee shop with this name. Those who do not know, Kudzu is a type ogre buck found in South Africa. Then I went to Ben Than market. Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 4, 2014
  • Saigon (beer garden)Enjoyed Saigon beer at Sai Gon beer garden, guess no time was spend on the names. Met some very nice people. Beer is awesome and only cost about R7.00, the bread is and taste the same as Nam bread from Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 4, 2014
  • SaigonOk, I love my coffee. I might not be a conneseur but I can tell what is good and what is shitty. So, everyone is talking about Vietnamese coffee (Ca Phe) and how good it is. Well, my humble, personal Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 4, 2014
  • SaigonLanded at 12 this morning. On our way I took some pictures if Vietnam from the plane, look how dense the fields are, no wonder so many Americans perished in the most senseless wars of all. The other picture is Posted by GT Travel in GT Travel | Nov 4, 2014
  • Hoi An, VietnamHello everyone! Today's post will be about Hoi An! Hoi An is furthur north of Nha Trang. It took about 12 hours by sleeper bus from Nha Trang and it cost about USD$14. I was really looking forward to Hoi Posted by cheahwenbin in 31 days in Vietnam! | Nov 1, 2014
  • Cat Ba adventures'LET'S GO!!!' - This was the much used catchphrase of our guide in the Cat Ba national park. 'For sure!' - This was the response of our German, heavy metal following, bandana wearing, cigar smoking fellow travellers Franz and Voltraude! We headed Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Oct 17, 2014
  • Bikes and beachesSimply loving our time on Cat Ba Island. Today we hired bikes from the homestay and cycled down into Cat Ba Town. Our target was Cannon Fort, billed the best view in Vietnam according to Lonely Planet. It took some Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Oct 13, 2014
  • Cat Ba homestaySo I think we got some sleep on the train and arrived into Hanoi at 05:30am. By all reports Hanoi is busy and because we're too scared to cross the road we headed straight back out. Taxi to the bus Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Oct 13, 2014
  • Sleeper trainAfter a couple of days in Hoi An we're now on the sleeper train to Hanoi, from where we head straight to Cat Ba national park (near Halong Bay). The train is pretty basic, we've got a lower bunk each Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | Oct 13, 2014
  • Vietnamese Cooking... the recipes!I apologise for the wait....! As promised, here are the recipes and instructions for the food we learned how to make at cafe 43. Steamed Chicken in Banana Leaf 1 tsp smashed ginger 1/2 white onion 1/4 red pepper bunch spring onions sm Posted by Lady Mantle in Lady M's Worldwide Adventures | Oct 11, 2014
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