Archive for March 21st, 2006

The Fruits of My Bad Vietnamese

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

If the Vietnamese gained anything from decades of french occupation they are a Romanized alphabet and baking skills.

Knowing this, I set out on a quest to find a bakery in Ho Chi Minh city. Unfortunately, although “Bakery” is written all over the establishments, no motorcycle drivers understand the phrase. I was only able to find this one by utilizing a phone call to someone willing to translate for me.