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There are worse places to be stranded........

Everywhere is full......try tomorrow!!!!!!!

sunny 34 °C

Ok i'm still here on very sunny Phu Quoc island..i have been here since 9th February, the reason im still here is that I simply cannot get a flight back to HCMC lol!!!!...I didn't get a return flight back as I wasn't sure when I wanted to come back...due to TET and Valentines day the island has been very busy with Vietnamese tourists too, so now im stranded here till 20th February.
Its a cool place to visit. I have been to the coconut bay prison camp, basically its a reconstruction of an prisoner of war camp built by the Americans, so you can imagine that there is very graphic explanations of the cruelty and torture the Vietnamese suffered at this prison.
I also visited the pearl farm and Sao beach. Sao beach is a beautiful beach mainly for water sports but is very clean and well maintained place.
I have done few snorkelling trips and been on an adventure on a motorbike....also have the injuries too lol!!!! we took a trip to the south of the island and basically went of track and had a great time sampling local foods and taking some amazing pictures.

Tonight I went to the night market again for tea, they do the most amazing steam pot, its basically a do it yourself dish...they put a mini stove on the table and you cook the ingredients yourself, I had fish and beef in a spicy soup.....beautiful...I've eaten it 3 times now lol..tomorrow im off on a snorkelling trip again as I loved the last one so much and to be honest...im fed up of sitting on the beach and drinking beer. I would recommend this island to anyone wanting to escape the bigger beaches such as Nha Trang, as this place is small and doesn't have a happening night life..it has bars and restaurants etc but they close at 10 on an evening..A place called Rorys is open later so you can still have a few late beers if you want before finding your way back in the dark.
I choose to come back and chill in my hammock with a book...then prepare to fight with the mozzies...they're pretty bad here but I have been on top of it all so haven't really had any bites on this trip.
well that's all for now....next update should be Hue!

Posted by Alight77inNam 07:14 Archived in Vietnam

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