Monthly Archives: October 2013

from a teacher’s diary

At the school yard a little girl comes to me. -What’s your name? -Ola. -Where are you from? -Poland. -Do you LOVE One Direction? -Yyyy. No, I don’t think so… Advertisements

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sunday

Sunday is the only day that we don’t have to actually get up at 6 am, so we take this privilege and sleep until one in the afternoon. A long sleep helps us also to recover from yesterday’s night out. … Continue reading

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Mekong Delta

So we decided to be tourists again, for that one day only.. Beforehand, we went to one of those thousands of tourist agencies in Saigon offering you trips wherever you’re willing to go in and around Vietnam. We walked in, … Continue reading

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tastes

This one is for the foodies. Vietnam is known for its street food. According to some it has the best of it on the globe. I don’t know if that’s true because Vietnam is the first country I ever visited … Continue reading

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escape

Vung Tau for two days. Just a few motorbikes, less noise, sea breeze, and Italian pasta in the evening..

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gestures

Apart from all smiles you get from the students, followed by the small gifts like candies and empty perfume flasks, you get some like these too. Nice P. O.

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snapshot: coooookie!

from a teacher’s diary Kindergarten. Thirty 5 year olds sitting on the tiny plastic chairs. Flashcards: APPLE, TOMATO, CARROT, POTA …. -‘COOOOOOOKIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!’, a fat(!) Vietnamese girl shouts throwing her hands and her body at me… and the flashcard. The POTATO … Continue reading

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saigon traffic

Ola mentioned it already, traffic in Saigon is crazy. It’s quite hard to describe the madness, you have to experience it by yourself. And by experiencing I mean experiencing. Being part of the traffic. Watching from the sidewalk is not … Continue reading

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Indie cafe

We’ve done it!! We’ve done it in a truly Vietnamese style.. Our first scooter ride together to get some food at the local supermarket. Yey! So we went there this morning, P. with a helmet way too small for his … Continue reading

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