MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE- hope santa brought you lovely things!
SO we're in hochimin city at the moment, we were in nha trang on the coast and it was sunny, but it was due to rain there xmas day so we hot-footed it out of there and got a short bus to mui ne a little further down the coast. its in the middle of nha trang and ho chi min city. Whilst we were in nah trang we did bit of sunbathing and had a chill out day on a boat. it was a trip around the four islands near there... thou we actually only got to set foot on one of the islands lol. we did some snorkeling at the first and then at the second we had lunch on the boat and the guys on the boat made a band and played music for our entertainment, they were actually really good. even though the drummer had made his drum kit out of ramdom barrels and other styrange things. they also created a flaoting bar for us there wher we all had to jump off the boat where we were then given a ring to float with - handy. and then they gave us lots of free supposed red wine and then added pinapple to it. it was an aquired taste and we convieniently kept dropping ours in the sea lol. we also went to an island with a beach and the last was an island with an aquarium on it. we had a fun day... we then got a bus to mui ne.
The whole time we were in mui ne we didnt do much except sunbathe and relax lol we had a turkey xmas dinner on christmas day and celerated xmas eve at a bar opposite our hostel. but literally all we did there was chill out... was gdddddd! anyways thats whats your supposed to do at xmas.
wel left there and go a 5 hr bus to saigon, hochimin city. were satying in the centre of things its so busy after being in quiet mui ne. we have gone to the cu chi tunnels and we went down one of them which was SMALL! we also fired an AK47 i could only manage a couple rounds as it scare the BEJESUS out of me but terry had a gd old go and managed to hit the target every time. we then went to the war museum - very sad ! :-( all the pictures of the poeple from the war and they also had some origional planes etc out front!
today we have been round the city.... we went to tmeples/zoo/opera house/town hall all the touristy stuff- our origional plan was to go to a water park and went we went to go we found out it had been recently shut down.... :-( so we have decided to leave vietnam and go to cambodia! our bus leaves tomorrow morning and were heading for sinouksville - to the beach for new years!
HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYONE and have an amazing new years eve! Lots of kisses ,
Helen and Terry