The Department for Roads of Vietnam has just sent an official request to the Transport Departments of all provinces and cities regarding an increase in checking and handling the situation of fixed-route coaches operating not in accordance with their registered business type.
There are no landmarks, no monuments to pose in front of, no local delicacy to sample, no mountains to climb, no spectacular view to gaze wonderstruck at, and no souvenirs to hunt for.
Fuel for the day: A village elder heads home with her firewood collection
A hot summer afternoon is not a rarity in Ho Chi Minh City, and garden cafes are plentiful as well. But this particular summer afternoon, we were in for a very special experience.
A corner of Minh Tran Garden (Photo: SGGP)