Monthly Archives: January 2020

Us and our family in Vietnam

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We had a great time hanging out with our 2-year-old nephew and catching up with many family members. Our nephew especially took to Jacob and sat in Jacob’s lap anytime he could. Our nephew is learning to talk and is … Continue reading

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Us hanging out with my aunt at a quaint coffee shop near her house

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My uncle and we hung out with one of my aunts at a quaint coffee shop with retro decor. The space and decoration of this coffee shop evoke the atmosphere of life in Saigon before 1975. The retro decor Wall … Continue reading

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Ice World in Dam Sen Amusement Park

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David and Jacob relished their break from the tropical heat in here. This place is a huge freezing chamber with spectacularly-sculpted ice statues of all shapes and sizes. There are Chinese soldiers and Buddha statues. There are a temple and … Continue reading

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Dam Sen Amusement Park in Saigon

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This big park is a 10-minute drive from my parents’ house. We had a fun day trip there. My uncle snapped so many photos of everyone. Some sight-seeing The ferris wheel ride I really enjoyed my first-ever ferris wheel ride! … Continue reading

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Me and my niece

These were taken by my uncle at Dam Sen Amusement Park near my parents’ house. In this photo, we were riding the ferris wheel.

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My dearest uncle and me

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Our first morning in Vietnam

My brother-in-law took these photos.

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Us hanging out with my uncle

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Uncle Hoang is like a second father to me and my cousins. He is unique, eccentric, prudent, intelligent, interesting, curious, humorous and all-around super fun. He loves books, plants, animals, wind chimes, Christmas lights, photography and riding his bicycle around … Continue reading

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Us hanging out near our previous home in District 7

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We visited the Starlight Bridge and the Crescent Mall near our previous home in District 7.

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Downtown Saigon and the Saigon River from high above

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We went to the rooftop of the Marriot Renaissance International Hotel in downtown Saigon for a drink and for the view.

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