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Balancing Act

This makes sense, traveling like this through the streets of HCMC
Drowning In my Pho

April 30th 2016
A few days in Vietnam and I think I have a serious Pho Bo addiction. Why the hell is this soup so delicious?! Maybe it’s the massive quantities of monosodium glutamate they put in it? Damn it, I should have known if it tastes too good to be true, then it probably is. My attempts to wean myself off Pho fail miserably. Instead, I find shops that offer MSG-free Pho thereby allow ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
1st July 2016

Pho perfect!
The veggies and spices in that pho look so fresh--no wonder you were addicted! I had a bowl of Pho in Bolivia, but it was boring and nothing like this gorgeous creation--guess I'll have to hop over to Vietnam. Amazing the traffic and crowds--and to think it's more orderly than Cambodia's--yikes! I loved this lady walking and balancing her load--she seems an islands of tranquility among the chaos.
2nd July 2016

Their Pho was really beautiful! I don't usually describe food that way but the presentation was impressive. I too loved all the little ladies tottering their wares around town on a balancing stick. Very impressive.

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