Dec 1, 2020 • 5M

Couchfish Day 166: First time to Saigon

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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I first arrived in Ho Chi Minh City by train from the north in 1994. By then, I’d been in Vietnam two months and was well acquainted with large Vietnamese cities. Ho Chi Minh City however, took it to a whole new level.

My Canadian companion and I each grabbed a cyclo outside the train station and into the traffic we went. Our destination was Miss Loi’s—a…

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