Wow. It felt like forever since the last chapter of Flavours of Saigon back in September! Blame it on procrastination, sheer laziness and the numerous Travel Ideas posts in between, plus the undercurrent of another paradigm shift from a career POV. Since it’s a Sunday,
bloody beautiful Sunday, let’s skip the crap and dive in.
Van Hanh Monastery, Dalat
As always, here’s a summary of where we are now.
Day 3 started off with a local street side breakfast of Bun Rieu (crab noodle soup flavoured with tomatoes and pork) and Banh Mi (the ubiquitous Vietnamese baguette sandwich), then a walk around Dalat Market where you should not miss the magnificent sights of fresh strawberries, avocados and artichokes.
For the second half of the day? We went day-tripping to pagodas, temples, flower gardens, waterfalls, church and more. Read the rest of this entry »