Last night the Director of Operations for an Amerasian organization and I headed out of Saigon to an English school. It was a long trip to take on a motorscooter (about one hour). On the way back, she dropped me off at her parents to say goodbye to her Vietnamese-Canadian friend. We arrived into Saigon later that night. For dinner, she bought Pho. Wow, it was awesome. So … [Read more...] about I love Pho!!!
Archives for May 2004
Okay, last night this English teacher kept trying to get me to pronounce her name, Ngoc. I could not. It was so difficult. I finally gave up and called her by an alternative name. Arghh, Vietnamese is harder than I thought but worth it :-) I have roughly 20 mosquito bites that are healing now. We put a mosquito net on my bed a couple days ago. I could have just closed my … [Read more...] about I can’t say Ngoc!!!
Well, I have now been in Saigon for couple days now. Should be here until Aug., 2005. The weather is great, the people are nice and the food is delicious!!! Cross-posted at: http://kevmille.livejournal.com/47193.html … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Okay, that was a long flight. Can't believe I have another 15 hours before I will arrive in Saigon. I now have a 13 hour layover here in Singapore. I may get a room. It is hot and humid here and that in inside the airport. The flight from Seattle to Tokyo was nice. I sat next to an Asian American who was half-Filipino and half-Japanese. He is retired and works in … [Read more...] about In Singapore
Wow, last night was interesting. My friend and I went to the Rock Bottom Brewery, http://www.rockbottom.com/, in Lynnwood. It is a good restaurant but I got a little food poisoning. My stomach could not handle the cream that came with the Swan Song pizza. My last meal in Seattle sucked :-( Yesterday was an odd day. I went to Supercuts and got my hair cut by a pretty … [Read more...] about To the Airport in 3 and 1/2 Hours