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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