April 22, 2016

ROAMING IN ROME...THE ETERNAL CITY

Edited: This was first posted in 2013. In fact the pictures bore the watermark of my blog's first web address. 
The first time I set foot in Rome, I already knew  that it would be my favorite city.

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September 11, 2014

MUI NE'S FISHING VILLAGE

Every early morning,  Mui Ne's fishing harbor   becomes busy of the fishermen's catch of the day. 
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September 8, 2014

MUI NE'S RED SAND DUNES

If there's one thing that Mui Ne is known for aside from its beaches is  non other than the red sand dunes. Locally called as Doi Cat, its color is actually orange.

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August 22, 2014

BE ENCHANTED AT MUI NE'S FAIRY STREAM

One of Mui Ne's pride is the fairy stream located in Ham Tien.  


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August 14, 2014

BEN THAN MARKET: HO CHI MIHN'S ONE STOP SHOP

This all- in -one- roof market was once a wet market back in the 1900's.  It was called Les Halles Centrales during the French occupation. It is located in the city's downtown area  near the central bus terminal and a few minutes walk to the Reunification Palace. 
Ben Than Market is Ho Chi Mihn's shopping haven. Here, You can buy all kinds of products  from clothes, bags, souvenir items, crafts, spices,flowers,  fruits, meat , fish and vegetables. Finding what you need is not that difficult and confusing because the shops are properly segregated according to the type of product they sell. Be sure to haggle hard. Vendors will tell you that their goods are already discounted but   more  often than not  their prices are highly marked up and it goes even higher  for   tourists. 
 
 
 
This huge market also have hawker style eateries. Without a doubt, this is the right  place to eat when you are looking for authentic  Vietnamese foods. For a more vibrant street dining experience, come here  when the sun sets when the  small restaurants surrounding the market open their stalls. The cooks will even prepare your food right in front of you. 
 
 

 


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