War Remnants Museum Ho Chi Minh City You can see the old weapons from the street. Tanks, jets, helicopters. Morning traffic roared behind me and the noise subsided once inside the museum compound. Thick steel. Military green paint and numbers painted in white on the sides. Must have meant something to somebody sometime. I wandered, in awe at the memory of what these giants were. Killer machines. I paused to read the descriptive boards beside each weapon. “This beast could […]
We have been here a week now and are getting into the travel mode nicely. Ho Chi Minh City was hot and humid and a good change from the cold back in Vancouver. We were in the streets to celebrate the Under 23 Football win – long time coming for Vietnam football – and the celebration was huge. Scooters paraded up and down the streets with boisterous fans cheering and waving flags. Families on scooters and crowds on the streets […]
Planning to go snowshoeing tomorrow up at Coquihalla summit (that’s the highway name, not the mountain top) – 1210 meters
Started this post today.