I got ripped off! June 17th 2006 Before I divulge into the biggest rip off that happened so far in Vietnam, let me tell you where I have been the last 3 days.
After spending a day in the hottest province (Tay Ninh), I decided the hustle and bustle of HCMC was not where I want to be so I went to the near-by beach resort town of Vung Tau. It is about 80 min if you travel along the Mekong by Hydrofoil (US$10) ... read more
Hmmm... I guess I should tell you more about myself. I love traveling, it is my favourite thing to do in the entire world. Traveling magnifies the reactions of one's psyche when stimulated by new experiences: some cringe, some exhilarate, and some in between. I'm of the exhilarated type. In fact if I win the lottery, I'll spend the rest of my life living in various countries. (Despite what you may hear from the economists and telecommunication industry propoganda, it is quite a large world. So go out there and experience it.
Less philosophy and more biography:
Burmese-born... full info