BUS FROM PHNOM PENH TO HO CHI MINH CITY
22ND JANUARY 2014
Crossing the border to Vietnam had more effect on me than I expected, my childhood frame of reference being the war. Familiar names now forty years on. The war remnants museum was engrossing, appalling and moving with history and spin from both sides.
We stayed one night in Ho Chi Minh City before our seven hour delay with Jetstar to get us to Hoi An. We booked before we read the reviews!
The Anpha hotel was new and very swish. The first place we've stayed with bed turn down service!
|I DIDN'T DO THE TARANTULAS. I COULDN'T FACE THE GOOEY BITS|
|MY BAG OF WASHING AND SOME RICE AND VEG DUMPLINGS TO GO. PHNOM PENH|
|GOT A SOFT SPOT FOR THOSE THINGS, YUM. CAMBODIA|
|FERRY CROSSING THE MEKONG ON WAY TO VIETNAM|
|OKAAAY, A KOALA READING A BOOK ON A BUFFALO. SAIGON|
|RIDER DOWN IN THE PELETON. CAMBODIA|
|THE REVVING SWARM ON COUNTDOWN. SAIGON|
|KOMBI BAR, SAIGON|
|NO LIGHTS, JUST WORK YOUR WAY ACROSS|
|THE PALACE GATES NOW. HO CHI MINH CITY|
|AND THEN. 'LAST DEN OF THE PUPPET GOVERNMENT'|
|TET PHOTO MODEL|
|LOTS OF EXPATS AND GIRLFRIENDS|
|I'VE JUST GOT TO GET THAT GOAT MILK BELIEF|
|GET A HOLD OF SOME PHUCKHANG LAND IN VIETNAM!|