How about a Vietnam sub-forum?

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Re: How about a Vietnam sub-forum?

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I passed through Saigon recently and I noticed when I took a shower after a day of strolling about the water turned filthy. So all that shit is in your lungs too. I lived in Saigon for 3 years and I still have a soft spot for the crazy place and I will continue to visit once a year. But living there? Forget about it.
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Yeah, I like the idea...
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Best cheap gym in Hanoi?
Slow down little world, you're changing too fast.
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Khmu Nation wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:44 pm I passed through Saigon recently... But living there? Forget about it.
The only reason I go to Saigon is to get to the airport.

In Vung Tau, there has been a recent influx of expats fleeing Thailand and Cambodia.
You could be next.
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Saigon is great for a blast of the senses and an overload of noise, people, bars, girls, beers, drugs, pollution, food, music, etc etc or whatever is your thing. So its good in a way. Especially if you live somewhere as quiet as I do. But it wears very thin very fast.

Bottom line : A great place to visit. Not so great to live. (unless you are young)
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Now, if there was a Viet sub-forum, I could report HCMC AQI right now is a rather unhealthy 183. And Vung Tau shocker, it's 155 now on AirVisual. (But I don't have the same confidence in the AirVisual numbers. Only one source in VT, it seems.)
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Cruisemonkey wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:43 am
Khmu Nation wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:44 pm I passed through Saigon recently... But living there? Forget about it.
The only reason I go to Saigon is to get to the airport.

In Vung Tau, there has been a recent influx of expats fleeing Thailand and Cambodia.
Time to find a new town. Geezerville is going more downhill every day... thumbdown
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sigmoid wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:22 pm
Cruisemonkey wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:55 am I live in Vung Tau and would like to see a Vietnam sub-forum.
The weirdest place in Vietnam, perhaps all of Southeast Asia?

:color
Why ?????, whats weird about it, never been there so its a genuine question .....
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DaveG wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm
sigmoid wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:22 pm
Cruisemonkey wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:55 am I live in Vung Tau and would like to see a Vietnam sub-forum.
The weirdest place in Vietnam, perhaps all of Southeast Asia?

:color
Why ?????, whats weird about it, never been there so its a genuine question .....


Basically, it's like living in that movie "Groundhog Day" (but without Andie MacDowell) combined with "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" but with even less of a fun factor.

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Here's a thread from last year about VT for more details:

general-chatter/vung-tau-t31151.html?hilit=vung%20tau
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Re: How about a Vietnam sub-forum?

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sigmoid wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:24 pm
DaveG wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm
sigmoid wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:22 pm
Cruisemonkey wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:55 am I live in Vung Tau and would like to see a Vietnam sub-forum.
The weirdest place in Vietnam, perhaps all of Southeast Asia?

:color
Why ?????, whats weird about it, never been there so its a genuine question .....


Basically, it's like living in that movie "Groundhog Day" (but without Andie MacDowell) combined with "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" but with even less of a fun factor.

Image


Here's a thread from last year about VT for more details:

general-chatter/vung-tau-t31151.html?hilit=vung%20tau

Thanks for that reminder. Forgot about some of my none-too-fond experiences in VT. Funny, but I'm going back for a visit the end of this month.
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