Mui Ne, Vietnam : From (failed) Grilled Prawn With Green Sauce To Self-Cooked Meals

We spent 2 nights at Mui Ne. Read more about places to visit in Mui Ne here. Well, Mui Ne is a small town near beach, 5 hours by bus from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). And, that's the only public transportation which'll bring you there : the bus. Yep, there isn't any airport at Mui Ne, letalone train. As we've said before, finding halal foods in small and rural places even more challenging than it is in big city. So, among all of places we visited at Vietnam (HCMC, Mui Ne, Da Lat)... eating at Mui Ne was the toughest.

What’s Inside The Sleeper Bus?

We took sleeper bus from Ho Chi Minh City to go to Mui Ne. Upon entering the bus door, we were asked to take off the shoes because bus floor was covered with carpet. The driver gave plastic to wrap our shoes so we can bring it with us conveniently. There are 3 rows of... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Eid-al-Adha in Ho Chi Minh City

This is our first Eid-al-Adha outside Indonesia. We had celebrated it in different cities all over Indonesia though, but never abroad. So this experience is something new for us. Eid-al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son, Ishmael. Ibrahim, also known as Abraham in the... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge : Shadow

Photo was taken at Doi Hong (Red Sand Dunes), Mui Ne, Vietnam on 2016. It was a sunny day; we were holding each other hand on this strange new land. *** There is an old saying : "Don't depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge : Solitude

Photo was taken at Doi Cat Trang (White Sand Dunes), Mui Ne, Vietnam on 2016.  It was a gentle morning. *** As much as I like having many friends, I also like being in solitude. Hanging around with myself, spending time with my own thoughts, having conversation with myself, contemplating; they nourished the soul. I... Continue Reading →

Da Lat Flower Park in Full Bloom

We were in Da Lat on September. At that time, the flowers were in full bloom. Well, actually in southeast Asia countries, the blooming season not that difficult to wait. Mostly, weather on this region only divided into two; summer and rainy. After buying tickets at the front counter, we excitingly explore the area. The... Continue Reading →

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