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What a greeting!! Ladies in traditional dress lined the harbour as we sailed in.....and they let off a thousand balloons.
Just shows you what friendly people the Vietnamese are!!
Just before dawn we arrived at the river mouth and travelled slowely up to Ho Chi Minh. We were told the night before that it would take 2 hours to travel up the river. This was definately most enjoyable. Hubby and I hit the deck just before dawn and took some sunrise pix. and spent the next couple of hours in awe of the little villages so close and the friendly waves from the children :o) We could feel the excitement building!! :o)
- Pros:Friendly people. Cheap shopping. Vibrant and alive.
- Cons:Some streets smelly.
- In a nutshell:Vibrant and a lovey cultural experiece.
All that shopping made us thirsty, so we decided to stop for a coffee. Saw this place also had internet, so we ventured... more travel advice
We were told that there wasn't any tourist info shops in Ho Chi Minh, but I found one. Here's the address below. more travel advice
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