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From Saigon

We have arrived happily and overcame the first challenges. What remains is to learn Vietnamese at least a bit. We have had trouble ordering a normal tea so far. They keep bringing us a cold version with potentially dangerous ice and anise or what (internet says it is a speciality typical for Saigon  hopefully just here), called tra da. That is a joyful sound you do in Czech when leaving for a moto-trip, we thought and had fun on it till we found out that the right pronunciation is cha da. Nevermind. The weather is hot and humid here. We started the at-least-2-cold-showers-a-day regime straight away. They have delicious breakfast soups and slightly too many motorbikes here.

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