I wake up on a Thursday morning in the largest city in Vietnam… Ho Chi Minh City, also known as HCMC or by its former name of Saigon. I am staying at the Mai Phai Hotel which itself is located centrally on Pham Ngu Lao Street in Ho Chi Minh, having arrived fairly exhausted last night following a 5 hour bus trip from Mui Ne. I am feeling better having had a good sleep and am ready to tackle the day. Today’s plan is to explore the city and its museums. Continue reading
I have just spent the afternoon exploring Mui Ne and now leave the lovely and relaxing resort beach of Mui Ne behind as I head to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh where I will spend the next couple of days exploring.
To get to Ho Chi Minh City, I am taking a bus. Travel time to HCMC is 5 hours. I find a seat on the bus and next to me arrives my new best friend “Aziz”. Continue reading