"Jumping in Ho Chi Minh City" Ho Chi Minh City by jumpingnorman
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Haha, that's myself jumping beside the many bicycle motorists at Ho Chi Minh! They are such good bikers, haha
June 9-11, 2010 - I was visiting Manila, Philippines and I just decided to go to nearby Ho Chi Minh (just about over 2 hours flight I think, if I remember right) for a full 2-days and some....what could I do during that time? I asked a friend of mine (a med schoolmate) to go along with me and he found it in his busy schedule (he is a gastroenterologist with a busy practice) to go with me, haha
I decided to book organized tours which included the two places I wanted to see most - the Cu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta...
Little did we know that we were in for a scary experience at the Cu Chi Tunnels! My friend got bitten by some insect, presumably a TICK, which caused periodic sudden muscle weakness, causing him to fall flat on the ground every 30 minutes! (see Warning Tip).....
Fortunately, the fallings stopped after ten hours and we continued to enjoy the Mekong Delta the next day...
Definitely, Vietnam is a wonderful place to visit - just recently having opened their doors to tourism and I think it is becoming a HOT spot for tourism in Asia!
A very popular day trip from HCMC is combining the Cu Chi Tunnels with a visit to a temple 4 km east of Tay Ninh, in the... more travel advice
For a three day stay in Ho Chi Minh for June 2010, I decided to book at the Grand Hotel because of the good reviews I... more travel advice
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