Ho Chi Minh

Written by James McDonald

December 11, 2012

Last night went to dinner at friends from Perths unit in District 7 which is an area where a lot of expats live because there isnt as much hussle and bussle as closer into the city centre. As you can see the unit is very modern.

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My mother-in-law made Pho earlier in the day for lunch

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And we visited her sister who lives nearby. She has had 12 children. Some of which live in the US and France.

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If people have money in Vietnam they tend to make sure everyone knows about it by displays of wealth. Bentley, Lexus and BMW do a roaring trade in Vietnam.

Some of the parks in HCM have excercise stations my sister-in-law and wife  had a go.

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The HCM nightline is dotted by newly constructed buildings lit with neon

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There are some very distinctive buildings in HCM. The one behind us has a helipad.

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In short I’ve been suprised by the contrasts in Vietnam.

1 Comment

  1. Linduse

    Those exercise stations are brilliant, Australia would benefit from them. It would be so much fun having a turn and watching others. Meeting people would be great…..Hi I’m Linda……huffing and puffing…..how are you? huffing and puffing.

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