A couple of interesting short facts about Vietnamese people and habits that I’ve noticed so far. – they speak very loud, especially if they’re with their friends or if they don’t understand you. – they speak in syllables and don’t understand if you don’t. Cut those words! – don’t worry of being impolite, the more funny Asian accent you add, the better the result 🙂 – they have a beautiful coffee and sandwich culture, left by the French. – besides other weird things they eat, bird’s nest soup…

After the tight schedule in Myanmar we wanted to take catch our breath in Vietnam. Having no expectations (except good food :D) of this country we were greeted with a beautiful culture of coffee. We love coffee! Vietnamese love their ice and you get a glass of strong sweet black coffee in a glass full of ice. Yum! They brew Vietnamese coffee with a small filter on the glass so it slowly drips in the glass. The name is ca phe da. Besides coffee you can buy really…

We’re enjoying the comfort of our own place very much. I’m trying out my watercolors, Mic is working on his book and of course, his online work. But we still venture out from time to time 🙂 On a rented scooter we visited a Coffee plantation on the way to Batur. They grow spices and coffee, they’re famous for Kopi Luwak – poop coffee! 😀