Mmm....  Mould!

Mmm.... Mould!

April 27, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

By Jo McInnes:

OK, Now it's my turn to give this whole blog thing a go! Where do I start... To say Vietnam has been interesting is probably an understatement. I've been going through a whirlwind of emotions since the moment I stepped off the plane at Ho Chi Min City. These emotions nearly culminated in me removing someones head yesterday!

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The Roosters of Hanoi

The Roosters of Hanoi

April 23, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

It's 5AM in a city of almost 7 million people and I can hear a rooster crowing to the rising sun. Not just one rooster, but several.We are in the centre of Hanoi and even here the locals have livestock.

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Temple Soccer

Temple Soccer

April 20, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

The shriek as we walk into a temple with the children is alarming. The boy who yelped puts down his cheap plastic soccer ball and kicks it at James. The response is instant. James runs at the ball in his fussy 3 year old way and kicks the ball as hard as he can. The smiles are huge on both boys.

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The Sleeper Train

The Sleeper Train

April 19, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

Jo decided we need an adventure within our adventure. I agreed. Both of us now don't quite regret it, but the sleeper train wasn't exactly the adventure we envisioned.

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Saigon

Saigon

April 18, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

Ho Chi Minh is everywhere. His smiling face beams down from posters and billboards often framed by the red flag with the yellow star. It's an instant reminder that we are in a communist country.

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