Monthly Archives: December 2010

Suoi Tien Theme Park

Yesterday was the commemoration of the death of the 1st King of Vietnam and so it was a holiday that triggered a 3-day weekend.  Yay!  And since I’ve been cooped up in the apartment for a week because of my … Continue reading

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Got Remote?

Yes. Lots and lots.  😀 Found this shelf in one of the stores along Ton That Dam St. in District 1. No wonder Adam Sandler in Click wanted a universal remote.  Sifting through this pile just to get the right … Continue reading

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Meet Ja Nathan

If not for the free Zumba classes I won from the Saigon South International School Bazaar last November, I wouldn’t have met Ja Nathan.  Ja, is the lady behind the Zumba classes becoming increasingly popular in District 7. I’ve attended … Continue reading

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King of the Road

Nope.  That’s not a moving car.  That IS a parked car.  I was waiting for the shuttle to arrive when this car stopped right in front of me.  The driver got off and ate at Garden Cafe. I guess the … Continue reading

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Peacock on Wheels

Saw this motorbike surrounded by feather duster.  I can understand how the top portion got there but I couldn’t understand how the lower portion was placed — like a feathery tail.  It looked like a peacock on wheels. Wisps of … Continue reading

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Carl’s Jr. in Phu My Hung

When Carl’s Jr. opened this year in Vincom Center in District 1, I have to admit that I was one of the people excited about it.  I’ve missed Carl’s Jr.  And yes I’ve missed burgers. I’m not a burger person … Continue reading

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Floating Restaurant

Here’s a shot of one of the floating restaurants docked at the Saigon Port along Ton Duc Thang St. in District 1. I remember last year, together with a couple more Filipino families, we had dinner here to celebrate Christmas. … Continue reading

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Chuc Mung Giang Sinh!

Hello Saigon! will be saying Hello Manila! on December 26. See you Saigon on January! Have a meaningful Christmas everyone and may we all be enormously blessed in the coming new year! Happy holidays!

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Christmas in Saigon

Father Lito is right.  I don’t think we can hack it if we attend Mass at the Notre Dame Cathedral on Christmas Day. When we went last night to see what’s happening in Saigon during Christmas, we saw utter and … Continue reading

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HSBC the Snowman

A few days ago this was how the front of HSBC looked in District 1. I was very excited to bring my son in one of the evenings leading to Christmas  so he can have his picture taken. For days, … Continue reading

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