· April, 2006

Stories about Vietnam from April, 2006

Vietnam hosts Bill Gates

  21 April 2006

Bill Gates is visiting Vietnam. Sadgopan, an IT industry veteran, finds lots of excitement in Vietnam for this. He finds strong pro-US sentiment among the people. The blogger also shares some thoughts on Vietnam as a offshore service location.

Sweet and Sour

  16 April 2006

#1: The weirdest and tastiest grilled rabbit for Easter If your quota of cute chocolate eggs and bunnies has been reached for this lifetime already, you will love this idea: Easter 2006 – MeatHenge Style. It is never too soon to start planning for next year, right? I first fired...

Traffic In Viet Nam

  11 April 2006

The traffic can be a nightmare for visitors to Viet Nam for the first time. Believe it or not, there are transport rules but people don't seem really interested in following them. Three or four people on one motor bike is a common sight, particularly with the young and young...

Beerless football

  10 April 2006

Blogger Vietnamese god takes us to a Hanoi stadium to support his home football team from Khanh Hoa province in Southern Vietnam and we find out why he can't buy beers at the stadium anymore.

Bridge over the River Nga

  10 April 2006

In 1971, Mel Schenck, fresh out of University, joined the Naval Civil Engineer Corps as a naval officer and volunteered to manage construction contracts in Vietnam. One of the projects he administered was the La Nga River Bridge between Saigon and Dalat. After 34 years, Mel revisits the bridge and...