Wet shoes on the way to Mieu Ba temple


I’ve been to Vung Tau many times, but I’ve never been to Mieu Ba temple, the small Buddhist temple on Hon Ba island located in the shadow of the Christ of Vung Tau’s left arm which stands on the headland …

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A beachside Valentines Day at Vung Tau


I wasn’t able to come with Yi to her family’s house in the Mekong for Tet. A week earlier we’d been invited out to dinner at a Vietnamese BBQ place by another journalist at one of the publications I write …

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Sunset Boulevard

There is a bar I’m very fond of on the front esplanade in Vung Tau called Sunset Boulevard. I like it because it’s not full of hookers, in fact it’s normally close to empty most nights. It has a good …

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