Taiwan to Vietnam on VietJet airlines. It was my smart-ass idea to sleep at the airport in Taipei. A good money-saving technique when you’re on a travel shoestring. Luckily Taipei is a place where you can sleep on the ass-crack-sweat seats of a quiet Burger King – if you can call being woken up … Continue reading Taipei to Ho Chi Minh City With Vietjet
What is Hanoi part five… Animals I’ll start with dogs – an extra toe shows apparent pedigree Just an extra little useless appendage flapping on the ankle A neck – through spine – to tail Mohawk runs long the back All black and tan, like little German Shepherds running around Get up to their … Continue reading What is Hanoi part five. Animals
What is Hanoi? Part 4 Stinky River I walk to work past this river five days a week It stinks like a sweaty ball sack. Stuck to the hairy leg. Of an obese, alcoholic Vietnamese gentleman With a rotten colon Hotter days bring the humidity – which means you are literally inhaling All of … Continue reading What is Hanoi part 4. Stinky River
What is Hanoi Part Three. That one hellish summer. A year in Vietnam sounds fun, right? Well, hold your horses, slow your roll. Think on it for a minute. Cause it’s a hell of a commitment. Because when you’re not used to heat – unbelievable, unbearable Unfathomable, disgusting, humid, insane, lung destroying Stinking, … Continue reading What is Hanoi part three. That one hellish summer.
What is Hanoi? Part two. Doi Can Street provides. Down at street level the sidewalks – pavements are packed Food stalls spill in to the road where adults sit on kindergarten stools Food is plentiful and cheap Everything you would come to expect from a Vietnamese road side Mi Xao, Banh Cuon, Bun Rieu … Continue reading What is Hanoi Part 2. Doi Can street provides