The monsoon is really starting to kick in here in HCMC, with driving rain every afternoon sending street vendors scurrying and causing mopeds to pull over so the passengers can put on their 2-headed ponchos.
We’ve finally gotten wise to weather and went out this morning to the Ho Chi Minh City museum, getting back to our hotel in time to do afternoon homeschool while it bucketted down outside.
Once the weather had cleared and the girls’ brains couldn’t take any more educatin’, we figured we deserved a treat, so walked up to the nearest ice cream parlour: Fanny Ice Cream.
If ever a sign deserved a photo…
Trekking across Komodo Island, our guide managed to spot every dragon we passed but I have no idea how.They’re incredibly well-camouflaged against the dry forest and grasses of the island.
This was taken from the path we were following through a forest clearing. There’s a komodo dragon in full view here, using their preferred hunting technique – remain completely still and rely on camouflage until prey wanders close enough to leap at,
Not seen it? How about a closer shot?
No? Here’s another. Of course, by now, you’re well within leaping distance…
No cut of chicken wasted