Vung Tau

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Re: Vung Tau

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:42 pm

Surf?
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by paparazzi » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:00 pm

If surfing is your thing the answer is no.

Saturdays and Sundays the Back Beach is packed with holiday makers from Ho Chi Minh.

The traffic on the weekend is crazy around Vung Tau. Vietnamese families and friends wearing the same patterned shirts ride motorbikes around. Traffic jams and beeping horns make the weekend unpleasant.

Week days are a relief.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:15 pm

F.L.B., do you still fancy the place?
I was just curious about it since so many former SV residents have moved there.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by Cruisemonkey » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:32 pm

frank lee bent wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:15 pm
I was just curious about it since so many former SV residents have moved there.
There are very few Chinese... and better infrastructure.
The weather is great and the air is clean.
The cost of living is low.
There are beaches, and it's: pretty, clean and well run.
It's not a big city but you can get anything you want.
You could be next.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:46 pm

I am not overly concerned with the social profile. I don't really go to pubs and such. I enjoyed living in SV when I was there.
Obviously it is no longer an option.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:56 pm

paparazzi wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:00 pm
If surfing is your thing the answer is no.

Saturdays and Sundays the Back Beach is packed with holiday makers from Ho Chi Minh.

The traffic on the weekend is crazy around Vung Tau. Vietnamese families and friends wearing the same patterned shirts ride motorbikes around. Traffic jams and beeping horns make the weekend unpleasant.

Week days are a relief.
Thanks Papz, never been over to VN, but will go looking for a wave one day. I thought your area with the point/corner situation might be a possibility.
Da Nang area maybe, mid year they tell me.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by Cruisemonkey » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:09 am

You could be next.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by paparazzi » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:54 am

Do see the odd kite surfer when winds are up.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by The Seawolf » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:04 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:42 pm
Surf?
Charlie don't surf.
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Re: Vung Tau

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:13 am

The Seawolf wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:04 am
SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:42 pm
Surf?
Charlie don't surf.
That's why we won.

:ROFL:
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