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stencil graffiti in hcmc

adam schokora would like this

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snaps: ao dai/hcmc

two ladies walking around ho chi minh city in the traditional vietnamese dress, ao dai.

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banh cuon LA and more banh mi

for lunch yesterday – or more accurately a snack – i stopped by this great little upmarket snack cafe called banh coun la, which specialized in “special vietnamese rice-paper rolls.” often called “fresh spring rolls” in english or “fuun guen” … Continue reading

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i don’t see any connection to vietnam, walter

day 2 of my soujourn in hcmc continues. today was a day more focused “tourist” day with visits to the reunification palace, the notre dame cathedral, as well as the war remenants museum. started the day with breakfast at pho … Continue reading

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snaps: ho chi minh city nap time

it really was hot today more on day 2 to come later

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ho chi minh city day one

hcmc is a loud city. i mean, most large cities in asia are loud – but i think its the combination of the actual motorcycles (not scooters) and the trucks driving through the center of town. despite the small size … Continue reading

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the ‘nam

here i am in ho chi minh city. and all i want to do is surf the internet unimpeded. crazy. anyways i’m here for the next 4 days. you tend to forget how the heat in south east asia just … Continue reading

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packing

so i’m going on a trip. it’s a long trip. well, not that long, but my longest trip in a few years. it’s about 2 weeks. 1 week will be vacation. 1 week will be work. it’s continuous, so i … Continue reading

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pho sizzlin’

i would make a lame pho pun here, but they’ve already been made. (shanghai alone is already home to pho king and pho real – it’s only missing what the pho?) despite the fact that in about a week, i’m … Continue reading

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