Fri, 20 Jun 2014 . Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:44
I had been living in Hanoi for a while, but on August, I was in Saigon which is known as visa run. So, if you come to Vietnam to live you are working with the company to help you renew your visa more than usual long-term visa but if you're like me and you not really well established, you have to go and renew your visa every three months, so far you only get a certain number three months renewals. You have to leave the country and re-enter, so until my visa changes I will be leaving the country every several months to renew my visa.
I'm living for Phnom Penh, I will be taking the bus to Phnom Penh, one of the famous destinations in Cambodia, about 20 minutes and 30 minutes later, I was on the bus careening my way from the city of Saigon to the lovely fertile rice fields up the Mekong Delta. After only a few hours we across the border and driving through the flight plan. And finally, we cross the river itself. Late in the afternoon, I was in Tuk Tuk, headed down to my lodgings, then after a quick stop, I went back to town past the main market and got my visa renewed at a motorcycle shop oddly enough. I had still some time left in the afternoon, so I walked down to the riverfront to relax and I walked further along. I noticed a lot of amazing architectures, some classic American style and solid European colonial style. I also discover interesting customs here.
So the next day, I bought a ticket and entered the palace. It had many things that power system in Southeast Asia now wall paintings, treasures which impress architecture. After a few hours looking around, I came to a few conclusions. It's a bit of a warm day and it's pretty interesting palace but it's a lot like a college sex scene like the one in Bangkok or in Java. You got a nice building most which can get into and see just kina hanging out in the open its Varin courtyards and sweat any ways how another was worth six bucks but if you gonna come to Phnom Penh, this course why the place you have give a shot.
After this, however a friend of mine from University connected me with her sister and couple of her friends. They took me around to some places in the city that work a bit of the usual tourist track, classical Roman architecture in Phnom Penh slightly incongruous by interesting on the last bank. Well, not quite what I was expecting. The next day, I wandered to the market taking in the sights and the smells. Then I stumbled into a temple where they were performing some sort of special sermon. On the monks found and showed me the inside temple. It is very old temple. The temple is like a sissy in Indonesia. However the children didn't seem too impressed and had better. My time to Phnom Penh had been rather enjoyable work; however it was time for me to leave.
So the next morning, I was back on my way to Saigon and then from Saigon onto Hanoi. Well here even from the Saigon Opera House, I just can't do it six-hour trip and have another six-hour wait till my flight leave at about 9:30 and after that I'll get into Hanoi about 1a.m so it's going to be a long day. I rhymed in Hanoi early in the morning and note to self. Next time work for a company that can help you get your visa, could save you a lot of time and experts.
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