•A smiling ending•



On August 19 we took the bus from Phnom Penh to the biggest city in Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Already from the bus we could see that Vietnam is a wealthier country: motorbikes and neon signs everywhere and the Vietnamese people dress quite fashionably. In the city centre of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) the international luxurious brands are all lined up and there’s a huge variety of restaurants of all kinds (except Mc Donalds and the other the junk-food chains). This historically interesting city with its 7 million citizens is fast moving and vibrant. During rush hours the roads are congested with rattling motorbikes and crossing the street was a real challenge sometimes.

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