Nha Trang - Big
town, much movement. But much quieter than you expect!
Here you find 'normal' prices for cyclo (2....4km pay d5000
Nice town-beach for good relax, sunburns or swimming. Shadow
by rented sunshade or hundreds of large palmtrees between beach and
street. Go for Banana Split Cafe - best icecream, milkshakes and breakfast
you find in VN! There you also can book notorious "Mama Hanh
Boat Trip", but be careful: if you have weak heart, liver or
are nonsmoker etc, take any other oppurtunity! We survived that trip
and say: we love mama! yes.
Eating: find good restos in the north end, check the small
Night Life: Better you go sleep. Most bars got contaminated
by "taxi girls" and "sexy boys" (zippo bar - nevertheless
good poolbilliard, but expensive beer). Meet foreigners at sailorsclub,
its cool there, but boring - cause it's too cool.
Nha Trang - oops : 2001
had been back to nhatrang 3 years later. could not recognise anything.
the town is now overcrowded, lound, dirty, big traffics.
forget what was said about quietness and relax.
and, mama hanh was off her business again - being at home
under police arrest. her boats are still running, but without her
just the samesame-not-different from the other tourist boats.
of course and nevertheless, we met friendly people everywhere again,
but we left the town on the morning heading back to the mountains: