Thursday, April 10, 2008

Hustle & Bustle of Ho Chi Minh

Open street market

image by sridgway

Spent our first day exploring the frenetic streets of Hi Chi Minh city. I have never seen so many scooters in my life! I guess what struck me most was just how industrious the people are, there is some one selling something on every street corner. Great city, a feeling of energy and vitality everywhere. Went to the Ben Thanh markets, very full on, huge array of magnificent foods and clothes on sale, although I found it hard as I am too polite and stop speak to each hawkers who spook me .. bad idea.
Off to explore some more ...

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