Along the New Silk Road (Saigon, Vietnam, to Almaty, Kazakhstan)

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Racing Jets, Slow Lines, Back in Almaty

While the bus was taking us to the terminal from the plane, these two planes went past us rather quickly. I had to “race”  to get these photos. It made for an interesting photo shoot. Unfortunately all the speed of the airport ended at immigration: Took me over 30 minutes to get to the immigration […]

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The Daun Halal Restaurant

Today I finally visited The Daun restaurant. It is a halal restaurant catering to Muslim tourists visiting Saigon. Most of the customers are Malaysian tour groups so the restaurant is always packed. I had one of nasi goreng dishes and loved it.  They also serve halal Vietnamese food.  I tried the cha gio which was […]

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