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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

My Travel Journal

"There isn't much I haven't shared with you along the road and through it all there'd always be tomorrow's episode" - Elton John

I started traveling around the world since early 80s when I had the opportunity to combine business trips with vacations. Then later when my rezeki is in abundance, there were numerous other trips along the way for vacations, most of the time with hubby and the kids when the timing is right. I have also started to compile the journal and photo-pages covering almost more than 25 years of world wide travel. Some destinations I visited just once, others many times. Many of those places are the obvious famous places people would like to visit but some, the casual traveler doesn't even think to try. I have placed links to my travel at the side bar of my personal page, My Life Reflections, and will be updating them from time to time.

My wish is to continue my travel and complete circumnavigate the globe, insyaAllah…

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh Mekong Delta Tour

"Life is a journey, with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy..."

(A boat ride among the Nipah trees)

Day 11: 3 Dec 2017 (Sunday)
Route: Ho Chi Minh Mekong Tour
Hotel: Guy Hua Hotel, Ho Chi Minh

Today we went for a full-day Mekong Delta tour which cost us USD15/person.

Boarded the Mekong tour bus with Malaysian, Singapore and Brunei tourists. The journey to the Mekong River Pier took us about 2 hours. Stopped for 40 minutes for toilet break and shopping. Prices of goods in Vietnam were quite cheap.

(Plenty of street foods in town)
(A shopping heaven for tourists)

Visited coconut candy factory, honey and fruit orchards on two islands on the Mekong, the Dragon and the Unicorn. Had lunch and performed our prayers at a Saniza Nawiyah Muslim Restaurant on one of the islands.

(A tour bus loaded with tourists) 
(Visiting a few shopping outlets)
(Waiting for the boat at the pier)
(A cool coconut juice on the boat)
(The boat ride to two islands)
(Vietnamese handicrafts on sale)
(At an Art Exhibition)

Later rode on a horse-carriage and the sampan on the narrow stream among the diminishing Nipah trees. On the way back to the city, the bus stopped at an outlet selling telekong, materials and ready-made baju kurung.

Arrived in town just in time for dinner at one of the many Halal Restaurants on the street.

(A short trip on a horse carriage)
(A hot Honey Lemon drink)
(A snake Show)
(A sumptuous seafood lunch)
(A carving of an old man)

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