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For those who did not know, that person from the other country was not the one that thought of this sign. In fact, in Buddism (which is 100s of years old) it means "from the heart'..imagine that. And, do not mention anything of that person to the Vietnamese, they can get upset.
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If you drive with a motorcycle and you there is a one way, you get on the pavement and drive the direction you want. Don't worry, they don't drive too fast on the sidewalk.
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And yes, there was food, Egg sandwich in Vung Tau and Pork Hot pot with steamed bun in Saigon:
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Posted by GT Travel 03:16 Archived in Vietnam Comments (0)

Water Puppet Show

Saigon

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This show has travelled the world. it is really worth seeing, these people are talented. These are not the best of photos as the puppets were moving the whole time, left and right, up and down, left and right, up and down, left.....
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Posted by GT Travel 03:16 Archived in Vietnam Comments (0)

Vung Tau (The city)

Vung Tau

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If you ever decide to visit Vietnam, make sure you book at least two or three days in this lovely place. Not many people know about this town but it is absolutely amazing. It is like a new beach resort that opened without the people. I walked from the statue to the city and took some pictures to show you this absolutely dreamy place to retire, work or just come and relax.
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My favourite
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My new found friend in Vung Tau. Stopped for a beer and started chatting to the owner, Giang. See Giang, as promised, your place features:
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This one is for my sister:
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Posted by GT Travel 02:26 Archived in Vietnam Comments (0)

Vung Tau (Christ Statue) 2

Vung Tau

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The statue is 32 meters high, 18.5 m wide (arms) and there is 130 steps inside you have to climb to reach the top. All worth while, the view is breathtaking from the top.
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Inside the statue is paintings that is more than 200 years old.
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Posted by GT Travel 02:15 Archived in Vietnam Comments (0)

Vung Tau (Christ Statue)

Vung Tau

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There is 10 sites across the globe that is cosidered as the best places to visitn to see a Christ statue, the most famous is in Rio, the other is in Vung Tau.
Seen from the road on hill, the statue sticks out:
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When you arrive at the mountain, there is 886 stairs to climb to reach the statue:
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Along the way, the story of Jesus is told in the form of statues.
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Posted by GT Travel 01:56 Archived in Vietnam Comments (0)

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