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Bui Vien, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Take car of belongings in your hand Mar 09, 2012
Planned 3 months in advance, start HCMC with a Buddy who was keen on Vietnam and photography. First mistake, he renewed his passport after giving me the details for the Visa Approval letter, fortunately the airline did not notice at check-in and the Visa counter in SGN did not question the PP number and dates being different to the visa approval letter,though there seemed to be an extra fee on the board for this. Day 2 and first morning out, Buddy taking shots of everywhere, gave warnings that he was too happy and loose with his expensive camera; after lunch he left me to return to the hotel and as he cross Cong Quynh end of Bui Vien a single scooter rider snatched his camera from his hand, lucky he was not hurt; Bui Vien police demanded our hotel receptionist attend but then became more disinterested, as it happened on the "other side" of the white line-another precinct, took 4 days of back and forth to get a report signed using more $'s. We did the Mekong Delta one day and were lucky with tides and extra $10/each to get back on a fast boat along the Saigon River, Cao Dai Temple which is not worth the long road trip before reaching Cu Chi Tunnels in a day, a day walking/ taxi around main sites in the City before moving on to lovely Hoi An.
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