Goodbye Vietnam !!!

Goodbye Vietnam !!!

May 09, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

It's our second last day and James and I are on the loose again. We've escaped the confines of the hotel to visit the Hanoi War Museum. The Museum is a 15 minute walk through terrible traffic and non existent sidewalks. It's also opposite Lenin Square and it's a public holiday celebrating the end of the Vietnam War.

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An Unfinished Country

An Unfinished Country

May 01, 2010 Vietnam by Steve Martin Edit

"It's like nothing is ever finished", Jo said as we travelled to Ha Long Bay. It is a perfect description of Vietnam. Nothing ever does seem to get finished. Everywhere we look something is either being built or torn down. Something is being left to rot in the tropical heat or is being redone.

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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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