Shopping in Charming Hoi An, and Pool in Hue
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It turned out that The Irish Three were on the same sleeping bus to Hoi An. We met on the bus to Nha Trang and decided to stick together in Hoi An. I ended up grabbing a room with Dave, while Rita and Louise got a room downstairs. The bus dropped us off a few kilometers outside of town so we had to hoof it to the center of town. The busses always drop people off at guesthouses that subsidize the bus company, a dirty practice, especially when the guesthouse is so far from town.
Hoi An is filled
with classic French architecture and beautiful streets that feel more like
With a new job around the corner and a lack of nice clothes, I decided to splurge and buy a suit. I was measured at 12:30, and the suit was ready at 5. It’s certainly not anything you’d find at Armani, but it aint half bad either. When I get back to the states I’ll see what my fashion advisor has to say about it. Dave also bought a suit, and the girls bought a few outfits each.
For lunch and dinner I tried a few of the local specialties, fried wontons and white rose. The wontons were meh, but white rose (a sort of dumpling dish) was quite good. There’s also a local noodle dish that’s only found in Hoi An, but that will have to wait until next time.
The next morning
we hopped on a bus to
The place we ate
had the worst food I’ve had in