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I apologize but it turns out 2 of the videos I uploaded to youtube did not load completely. Below you will find the links to the revised videos.

Video 1- https://youtu.be/Sa-7IjPRQf8

Video 2- https://youtu.be/JR6S58pAvA0

Video 3- https://youtu.be/N_4JbTh3xPM

I will give you a tip when riding, keep away from the far right side of the bike lane. Locals don't look when entering the street and will clean you up if your are not watching.

Thanks but the only reason I was doing that is because I was riding slow while making the video. On the video it looks a lot faster than I was actually riding. Hell I usually ride just inside the fast lane. Yield to merging traffic.. haha. Only in Asia...

Learning a basic "hello" in Vietnamese and a few basic words would be very easy and polite. I can't believe someone living there would go around like this using 100% English. Just my opinion. "Chào em/chi/co" will go a long way.

WillyBaldy :

Learning a basic "hello" in Vietnamese and a few basic words would be very easy and polite. I can't believe someone living there would go around like this using 100% English. Just my opinion. "Chào em/chi/co" will go a long way.

You only say hello to women?

colinoscapee :
WillyBaldy :

Learning a basic "hello" in Vietnamese and a few basic words would be very easy and polite. I can't believe someone living there would go around like this using 100% English. Just my opinion. "Chào em/chi/co" will go a long way.

You only say hello to women?

Haha, well there's no anh in the clothes shop so my suggestion was adapted to the situation. But now that I think of it, yes I tend to be much more chatty with Vietnamese women :-D

I am able to say some basic words and phrases but I think having the camera running I tended to talk for the viewer. It was a subconscious thing. But you're right. It definitely would have been more respectful and I am all about respecting the people here.

Calbear :

I am able to say some basic words and phrases but I think having the camera running I tended to talk for the viewer. It was a subconscious thing. But you're right. It definitely would have been more respectful and I am all about respecting the people here.

I'm assuming locals in Vung Tau are used to speaking some basic English, because for example in the "town" of Rach Gia in the Mekong, a place I go once a year, there's no way they'd understand anything in English (beside the pharmacy where the owners curiously all seem to have good English).

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