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Post-Vietnam Reflections

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My time in Vietnam was not “easy” by any means, but it was so rewarding. I was constantly pushed outside of my comfort zone, especially with the language being so different. Even with Google Translate, communication can be difficult, especially when teaching. Thankfully, much of the communication here is indirect, using facial expressions and body language, so I found that even if I wasn’t able to verbally communicate with someone, there were ways to get my point across and connect. Being in such a different culture definitely makes you feel like a child again, constantly exposed to a different language and alphabet and way of life, especially with the lack of regulation that exists in the country, it’s challenging, but it teaches you a lot. I have learned so much from the Vietnamese people, they are so hardworking, forward-thinking, optimistic and kind. As a culture, they really value family and community, which is a big contrast to the individualism we value in the West. Whether you’re in a school, company, or family setting, the individual always comes second to the group, because the Vietnamese are highly collectivist. Humility is respected, and showing off and egoism is looked down upon. There is a strong sense of duty and sincerity that permeates the culture.

I think what I valued most about my time in Vietnam, is something that I value about travel in general. It is the opportunity to develop your identity away from home, and discover who YOU are, without the context of your home, social groups, family, etc.

If you are debating going to Vietnam for TAB in the future, I think this is a wonderful place to come if you are seeking exciting adventures, and are looking to grow as an individual. You will be challenged, and pushed outside your comfort zone, so make sure that’s what you’re looking for.

I am so grateful for this opportunity and I will miss this beautiful country so much!

-Claudia

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Favourite Memories of Vietnam

I wanted to dedicate a blog post with pictures to show the most memorable moments of my time in Vietnam!

Visiting Hanoi
Hanoi is Vietnams capital city, and is rich in its culture. Its streets are narrow and crowded, and I have never seen so much traffic in my life, but it is an absolutely charming and interesting city.

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Hai Van Pass (Overcoming my fear of motorbikes)
I ended up renting a motorbike after being convinced I wouldn't, because I got used to Vietnamese traffic and I became familiar with my neighborhood and its streets. Even though the motorbike accident I experienced at the beginning of my trip was terrifying, part of my decision to come to Vietnam involved overcoming my fears, and I felt it was important I overcame my fear of driving. After taking some time to get used to the bike I rented, I took it on the pictureresque coastal highway of Hai Van Pass, and it was one of the most beautiful days of my entire life!

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Exploring Son Tra (Monkey Mountain)
I got to see such beautiful views, hidden beaches, hiking trails, and monkeys! This mountain is located just north of Danang, and gives you great views of the city.

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My teaching experiences
The students I worked with were so sweet. Teaching was challenging at parts, because of the communication barrier, but I was able to form wonderful relationships with my students.

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My Khe Beach
I think out of everything I got to experience, what I will miss most is living so close to the beach!

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Traffic In Vietnam

I can’t believe we have already gone past the halfway point in our placements. I have been completely enjoying Vietnam, immersed in my new routines way of life, and already I am leaving so soon. For today’s blog post, I wanted to share what I have learned about getting around in Vietnam.

First, getting around in a motorized vehicle. Most people use motorbikes to get around here, although there are still plenty of cars around. The Vietnamese drive on the right-hand side (for the most part) but the driving is nowhere near as structured or regulated as in Canada. There are hardly ever any traffic lights, or stop signs here, so virtually every intersection is what we would call in Canada an “uncontrolled intersection”. Right of way is determined intuitively, instead of by rules. Typically, people just drive/walk wherever they need to go, and merge and flow with one another without ever stopping. It seems chaotic to a non-native, but it’s actually rather harmonious, and it works! I haven’t seen a single traffic jam in my time here, drivers will slow down and weave around each other, but they rarely come to full stops. Watching large intersections, especially traffic circles, is fascinating because although there's 100 or so people going in different directions, drivers and pedestrians find a way to move fluidly around each other, regardless of the direction they’re going in.

Since I have not rented a motorbike (and instead use GrabBike, the local motorbike taxi app for long distances), I find myself walking frequently. When I first got here, I thought being a pedestrian was impossible, due to the busy roads and lack of sidewalks. If you stand off to the side, and look at the road, it seems intimidating to walk on, due to the flurry of motorbikes and occasional cars, whizzing by and taking up the entirety of the road. I’ve come to realize, however, that being a pedestrian is totally possible, just not as common as using motorbikes. Although there isn’t always a designated path for pedestrians, you just have to make your own! Whether you’re crossing the street or walking on it, it is important to keep an assertive, and steady stride, creating your own lane on the road. No one will hit you, and the road is just as much yours as it is a motorized vehicle’s. I have learned to not fear taking up space, while being aware and mindful or the people around me. I usually walk on the far right hand side of the road, and people adjust their trajectory accordingly to avoid a collision with me. It’s a little scary and intimidating initially, but once you get the hang of it, it starts to come naturally and easily.

Of course, another thing to get used to about Vietnamese traffic is all the honking! Everywhere you go, everyone is beeping, and it’s worth noting that this is perfectly normal here. In Canada, beeping is rarely used, and it’s mostly used passive-agressively, when a driver feels you have inconvenienced them. If honking in Canada was a spoken phrase it would probably be “seriously?!?!” Here, the beeping is used as a cautionary announcement that you’re about to pass someone, that you’re switching lanes, that you’re about to move forward in a traffic circle, etc. If beeping was a spoken phrase here, it would be more like “Coming through!” Given that the traffic is so hectic, and there’s dozens of people around you going different directions, the beeping helps keep everyone safe, it gives an auditory announcement of your intention to come through with speed, and lets everyone know what direction you’re coming from. So don’t take it personally if everyone if it seems like everyone is honking at you when you first step on the street here, they’re not honking at you, and you’re not doing anything wrong. They’re just giving you a helpful warning they are coming close to you, and want to make you aware of their trajectory.

That’s all I have to share for now, thanks for reading!

Now back to making the most of my last 20 days here...

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Hello everyone! Time has flown by and I am having a blast here in Vietnam! I have been keeping busy, and getting into routines. When I’m not teaching, completing coursework, or sightseeing, I am spending every minute of my downtime at the beach, soaking up the sun and playing in the waves. I’m only a five minute walk from the beach! It’s very easy for me to enter a trance-like state watching the waves crash, and I feel so relaxed being able to start my mornings and end my nights with oceanside meditations.

 

I have recovered rather quickly from my motorbike accident, swimming in the ocean definitely helped me heal (saltwater is a natural antiseptic), and I have found a yoga studio near me, where I have been able to get back in tune with my body, and started using my muscles again. I’ve decided to not rent a motorbike while living here, because although it’s the easiest and most popular transportation method here, it’s also very affordable to get around using GrabBike (it’s like the Asian equivalent of Uber, except they pick you up in motorbikes instead of cars!) Now I don’t have to worry about driving in the chaotic traffic, and maneuvering around the crazy construction and broken roads in the area I’m living in. I have learned that Vietnam is currently the fastest-growing economy in the world, and Danang in particular is seeing plenty of growth. The city aims to accelerate economic growth from 7.68 per cent to 12 per cent, hoping to turn it into an investment and tourism destination. That explains all the construction on the roads in my beachside neighborhood (and all the businessmen I have been seeing, constantly celebrating and cheering at the local restaurants, business is good!) It seems like in every corner, there’s a new development, and with new developments come upgrades to septic systems and road maintenance! I bet this city will look completely different 10 years from now. Many of the locals and expats I have talked to have said that even in the past year, Danang (especially the beachside areas) have grown and changed rapidly. 

 

It is not at all surprising to me that Danang is growing so quickly. From the beautiful beach, natural sights, gorgeous temples, to the abundance of fresh and delicious food, I have fallen in love with this city. Every morning, I get fresh-squeezed orange juice from a roadside stall for only 10k dong (about 60 Canadian cents). Another delicious treat I have discovered is iced coconut cream coffee, which is basically all-natural coconut shaved ice with strong Vietnamese coffee poured over top. It’s the perfect treat on a hot afternoon, while working on my assignments.

 

Teaching at the local schools was initially a giant shock. Classrooms here look very different than they do in Canada, as the schooling system, much like Vietnamese culture in general, is very traditional. English lessons consist of asking students to listen, repeat, and chant vocabulary words, while sitting in their desks the whole time. I have been working with Joyce as a teaching pair, and we have been able to find ways to incorporate our Canadian-style activities into the more formal, structured way of Vietnamese teaching. I think we have found the right balance of following the textbook, and adding fun little activities, to make English learning more engaging and entertaining for our students. It’s a nice fusion of different styles of teaching, and I have grown to appreciate the structure and order that the more traditional classroom designs here provide.

I look forward to the rest of my time here, I want to explore more of the nearby sights and cities, and I’m going to try to make the most of my numbered days here. I also found a local photographer that collects film rolls and takes them to Saigon to get developed, so I was able to get some of the sights I’ve captured on my Kodak scanned, and I’ve posted them just below, check them out!

 

-Claudia

Local temple details:

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Some nighttime beach aesthetics:
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Hiking shots:

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And finally, some good ol' iPhone pictures of our cohorts' riverside dinner, a daytime beach trip, my orange juice, and coconut coffee (respectively):

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Chaotic First Week

My first week in Vietnam is coming to an end, and already I could not be more excited and grateful for this experience. After a wonderful and exciting 10 days traveling around Thailand, Pamela and I arrived in Danang last Sunday afternoon. After checking into my new apartment, eager to get settled in, I immediately went searching for a SIM card and a motorbike when suddenly, things took a scary and unexpected turn. Only a couple blocks from the bike rental shop, I got into an accident almost immediately, and I found myself in a Vietnamese hospital where nobody spoke English, getting my leg stitched up by a doctor I could only communicate with by using hand gestures. Talk about a first day!

The experience was initially terrifying, and extremely discouraging. I found myself missing Canada, with its well-maintained roads and orderly traffic. Danang is a chaotic city to commute in, whether by foot, motorbike, or car. There aren’t always sidewalks, and the streets are full of obstacles. Although I had familiarized myself with commuting by foot and motorbike in busy roads while travelling in Thailand, many of the streets in Danang are in rough condition, which was an unexpected challenge for me. As unfortunate as my accident was, however, it provided me with meaningful lessons.

Defeat is painful, but humbling, it reminds you that even when things don’t go your way, you hold the power to learn from it and move forward. I did a lot of research before coming here, and I felt so ready in every way. Although I knew I would eventually encounter challenges to some extent, I was confident that I could handle any problem with ease, and remain in control of my experience. The accident for me, served as a reminder that life will always find ways to surprise you with unexpected trials and tribulations, and no matter how much you prepare, sometimes you still get kicked down. As much as I would like to think otherwise, I can never be completely in control of the events that unfold around me, and I have come to accept that the only thing I can control is how I react in the aftermath of defeat. I have been treating my wounds carefully, and now I just have to be patient during the healing process and try to keep a positive attitude.

Having accepted and (emotionally) recovered from my accident, I set off to the primary and secondary schools where my fellow TABers and I will be working during our time here in Vietnam, which have just started their new academic year this week. All the students I have met so far have been so polite and genuinely excited to see the Canadian teachers, which has lifted my spirits and encouraged me to continue on this journey. The English teachers we will be working with have also been very kind, gracious, and welcoming, and I’m looking forward to next week, when we will be entering their classrooms and assisting in delivering lessons. Vietnam is quite different from Canada, and I have no idea what to expect at this point, but I already know this experience will prove itself to be so valuable to me, both professionally and personally.

Until next time!
-Claudia ^.^

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Differences in the North and South

I have been in Vietnam for almost 3 weeks, but I am just starting to settle into my day to day life in Da Nang. I started my journey in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, exploring it for a few days before flying south to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the former capital of South Vietnam prior to the reunification of the North and South in 1976. The difference between the two cities was incredibly striking to me. From the layout of the city and its streets, to the people that inhabited them.

 

While I enjoyed both cities it was very clear that Saigon was more welcoming to tourists, from the service I received in restaurants and taxis, to the interactions I had with people in the streets. Saigon appears to have more money being put into it as it is the commercial and financial hub of Vietnam. It is vibrant, very modern and felt like a thriving city full of life and exciting things to come.

 

 

Hanoi was an incredible city to experience as it felt older and somehow more “authentically” Vietnamese. I think Hanoi is exactly what I pictured when hearing everyone’s stories before coming to Vietnam. The streets were absolutely chaotic with motorbikes everywhere, including driving down the wrong way of traffic and on sidewalks. I loved crossing the streets, having to walk out into oncoming traffic and watch the vehicles effortlessly move around me. The food was also a fantastic experience. Everywhere I went I would walk in, point at what I wanted, and food was delivered to me within a minute or two. It was incredible that no verbal communication was required, and that they did that with every customer that came in. I never felt unwelcome anywhere I went, but I definitely felt out of place and sometimes a burden to the people that I interacted with.

 

While the country is united again there are definite distinctions between the North and South which I mainly experienced through hospitality in the two cities. My tour guides in the South also seemed to be more willing to discuss the war and explain how the war effected and continues to influence daily living in Vietnam. However, that might have been because of the tour guides’ knowledge and not an actual reflection of the views on the war of the North and South. I hope to be able to return to both cities to explore them further and learn more about the people and the culture! Such a great way to start my Vietnam adventure.  

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Vietnam: the chaotic beauty

I am writing in the kitchen of my apartment here in Da Nang, Vietnam. I arrived in the city a few days ago; after 2 weeks of travelling the country from South to North by motorbike. My butt is sore (from riding for so long on broken roads), but my heart is full of memorable experiences and spectacular sights. This blog will focus on the resilience of the Vietnamese people I have met, witnessed, and experienced.

 

The first day after arriving in Ho Chi Minh city I visited the War Memorial Museum at the heart of the city. The most amazing thing I had found through all the horror of the stories from the war, and pictures of the suffering & atrocities, was the positivity of the nation. Every person we spoke to had nothing but bright stories to tell, and forgiveness for those involved in the war in even the worst of ways. The museum had many sections on remembering the awful parts but also sections on how the people persist and how the future is brighter and stronger than ever. Everywhere you see people working hard and doing their best in an economy that is less than perfect. When speaking with the people I asked, when appropriate, how they view tourists (specifically Americans) and they reply with smiles, understanding, and welcome. The people have suffered the effects from the war and centuries of colonialism; but now are simply happy to be making their way in this world in relative freedom and pursuit of happiness.

 

There are many people still affected by the consequence of a war that ended almost 50 years ago, the land mines and bombs still scattered throughout the country are numerous and the people who were and are affected by the aftermaths of Agent Orange are certainly present. However, every person I had the chance to speak with was kind, courteous, and welcoming to a person who is clearly foreign. I feel comfortable in this chaotic and beautiful country in a way I did not expect. I am excited to meet many more people, form relationships and understand the culture that I would describe as industrious, fiercely positive, and persistently hospitable.

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Now that it's over...

Having been home for a little bit now, I am beginning to experience many different feelings in regards to our experience in Vietnam. One of my fears was that I would revert back to my old ways when I come back to Canada, and so far I have noticed this concern's relevance. It is easy here - where we have all our needs met - to get wrapped up in things that in Vietnam seemed incredibly trivial. For example, the concept of "public image" is different. In Vietnam, I was looked up to by many. Whether this be due to mislead views of white people, or just an appreciation of foreigners, I found it incredibly shocking that we were such objects of awe in Eastern Asia. It makes me sad, because when back in Canada I interpret most attention or interactions as negative ones, most likely judging the sad state I feel I am in, or trying to tell me how I should better myself for next time. But in Vietnam, this never happened. No one made me feel bad for being myself, and no one made me feel judged - and on the rare occasions where I was judged, I welcomed it with open arms, which usually resulted in some sort of bonding between myself and those who were questioning my actions! Most moments where judgement was occurring towards us, it was delivered with a naive honesty that was based on a concern or compassion of something. Our new found friends were not racist towards our diverse group because they are bad people, but because they didn't know it is considered rude to act that way.

Now do not get me wrong, racism is awful and we should actively work to prevent it. However I realized how sensitive we have become in Canada. We are so scared of offending people in North America now, that everything we say must be filtered. I think this brings up an important notion, because if we are filtering all we say, are we able to be truly honest? Now I do not want people to confuse honesty with cruelty, rudeness. etc. Being honest can be done in a caring way that is evident of the compassion that backs it up. I think a lot of my anxieties are because of all the filtering I am aware is needed before I speak or do anything! Without these concerns in Vietnam I felt I could be more myself. I felt I could express myself genuinely because I knew these people came from a caring place. I don't always feel that back home, but I hope I can continue to feel this way here in Canada. In Vietnam, no one wanted to hurt us. I guarantee our ethnic background had something to do with this, but it also reminded me that this is an option in regards to how we lives our lives. It makes me wonder if Vietnam will grow to become more like Canada's culture as the country develops. Will Asian countries remain collectivist or drift towards the individualist nature of North America? 

I learned a lot about myself on this trip. Ultimately this experience taught me the benefit of taking risks. The missed opportunities that go by when you live in your own little bubble, letting strangers pass you by with regard only for what is on your to do list for that day. We are so wrapped up in our own lives that many of us forget that life isn't anything without having a passion for life itself, for the people, for the world. I have been helped and accommodated so much here, arguably more than I would have been back home. Experiences make life worth living. You might have to do things that feel uncomfortable to get these experiences, but it will not be something you regret. Go with the flow, and don't be hard on yourself when things don't go as planned. There isn't enough love in this world, so let's decide to embody it and enjoy the life we have.

tạm biệt - hẹn gặp lại!

(in English: Goodbye, see you again! )

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The BEGINNING

Your early twenties can be a time of opposites. I have friends who are in the military, having kids, buying houses but also friends who live with their parents and require permission to stay out past midnight. As for me? I’m a Canadian woman, currently in the last year of my education degree. The final year of your degree is something no one adequately prepares you for. The years pass in a blur of stress induced all-nighters and caffeine fueled adventures but the transition into the real world sneaks up on you when it’s least expected. The University of Calgary has been an integral part of my adult life and I am excited to share that it is the reason I am currently writing this post from the comfort of a beautiful little café in the old-quarter of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. My final year at the University includes an amazing opportunity to participate in the Teaching Across Borders program: a program that immerses pre-service teachers into international pedagogy and expands their understanding of the world. Though there were multiple countries to chose from, I have chosen to teach English to students in the developing and expanding city of DaNang, located on the coast of central Vietnam.Having arrived one month early to explore this new place I will call home for the next couple months, I feel as though we’ve met before. Vietnam and I have been in an online relationship since confirmation of my acceptance into the TAB program. I have spent countless hours on Pinterest, Trip Advisor and reading lonely planet guides – yet, none of it compares to seeing the breathtaking views of HaLong Bay or the brightness of the Hoi An lanterns in person. Having adequately explored the area I am now excited to begin the educational portion of this trip and step into the classroom. I hope to bring new global perspectives into the classroom and I know I will take away new methods of pedagogy, and a new understanding of international approaches to teaching. I am not nervous for the experience, but rather nervous for the way my teaching methods will be perceived. My aim is to be respectful of the Vietnamese ways in the classroom while concurrently introducing Western methods to create a hybrid of the two. More than anything I am excited to work with the students and teachers of our host schools as the people, and their kindness, have been a feature highlight since I have arrived. I'm both thankful and excited for the upcoming week and could not be more great full for the TAB program.

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Thi ân bất cầu báo

Its been just over two weeks since I got to Danang, Vietnam, and the time has been filled with adventures and learning.  I have gotten to know my adopted city a little better, as well as explored some of the surrounding districts.

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned during my time here, it’s that the Vietnamese people are some of the kindest people in the world. Every single day I am pleasantly surprised by just how wonderful and welcoming everyone I meet is. I think this is best summed up by the Vietnamese saying, thi ân bất cầu báo. Translated to English, this means that when someone does something for another person, they don’t expect anything in return. They do it because it’s kind, and for no other reason.

People here go out of their way to show kindness. Everyone I pass on the street smiles and says hello; even people on motorcycles shout hello when they drive by. Just earlier this week, I spent an hour having a conversation with a person who didn’t speak a word of English through Google translate. Even though Google translate does a really poor job of translating sentences, he was happy to keep trying the whole time.

Furthermore, we have been adopted by two ladies who have taken it upon themselves to make sure we have a good time while in Danang.

Ms. Hoa works on campus, and on the first day we met her she invited us to her home to have dinner and meet her family. Her son, Hui, regularly comes by our rooms to pop in and say hello.

Again, neither Ms. Hoa nor her husband speak English, but they just want us to feel welcome in Vietnam, and since our first meal have invited us over every Sunday for family dinner. It’s really fun to spend time there, because Hui and Ms. Hoa teach us words in Vietnamese and we teach Hui, who already speaks relatively good English, some more complicated phrases in English.

Our other adopted parent is Jade, who is a teacher at one of the schools we have been placed at. We met on our first day at the school, and by the time the meeting was over she had offered to take us to the market to pick out fabric for the traditional Ao Dai and find a tailor the next morning. She took her kindness a step further when, the next morning, she took us out for breakfast at a hotel her sister worked at. Her sister wanted to meet us, and then discounted our meal by 50% as a thank-you for coming to visit.

 

It was wonderful to have Jade there to help us choose fabric, as she bargained for us and acted as a translator. It would have been impossible without her. When we went to pick the Ao Dai up, they turned out perfectly, and she was so happy for us. Since then, Jade has gone out of her way several times to help us, especially when there is a language barrier. Just yesterday, Allison unfortunately lost her glasses when swimming in the ocean. Jade took her that night to get a new prescription, and by this morning Allison had a new set of glasses—a feat that would have been next to impossible without her assistance. Furthermore, Jade has offered to take us to Hue, to act as a tour guide in the upcoming weeks.

The people of Vietnam have made being in a foreign country much easier. They are wonderful to be around, and they make you feel right at home—even when you don’t speak the same language. I already know I am going to terribly miss the people who have already made this trip unforgettable when I return home.

 

 

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Stumbling through Beautiful Danang, Vietnam!

I have been in Vietnam for over two weeks now, and it has been an action-packed two weeks. The days feel so long here, because our crew is out and about doing things from when we wake up right until we go to sleep! Vietnam is a beautiful place that can make me smile, laugh, and also put a confused look on my face. Every moment is interesting.

First of all, the schools we are working at are amazing. My schedule consists of teaching an English Language Club at a primary school on Monday and Thursday, and volunteering at a junior high school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are also going to be running English Conversation Classes with the university staff at the campus we are living at. Stepping into schools in Vietnam is like a red carpet, all of the students are so excited to see us that they crowd around us, grin and say hi, ask us questions constantly, and chatter amongst their friends while looking at us. It is seriously like being a celebrity! I hope to gain some insight on why students are so excited about foreign teachers. In Canada, students to not react this way about any special guests. I am so privileged to be able to have this experience of education in Vietnam, so it is wild to me that students are excited to see me, when it is so much the other way around.

It’s impossible not to be immersed into the culture of Vietnam every day. We took a weekend trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, which is an important site in Vietnam, just 40 minutes from Danang. We strolled through the markets, beached, motorbiked around the city and spent time sight-seeing. More people than I expected speak some English in Vietnam, but the language barrier is still a constant culture shock. Communicating with locals is so fun because everyone is so friendly, and we always seem to get where we’re going or accomplish what we need. However, the language barrier is evident and sometimes difficult. I’ve never before experienced not understanding someone in this way, and knowing that someone I’m talking to completely doesn’t understand me. I am happy to be placed in a country where I don’t speak the language, and I’m trying to learn as many bits of Vietnamese as I can.

Mid-Autumn festival was going on for a few days during this past week in Danang. From our dorm we could hear drumming and shouting in the streets, which sparked our curiousity enough to wander the streets following the music. After watching a lion dancing practice in Hoi An, we were eager to see the full performance. After exploring our neighbourhood for a bit we were able to find the celebration; a group of boy dancers will ask homes or businesses if they can perform in their building, and if the owners say yes, the dance is meant to bring luck and fortune. There is drumming, costumes, and a huge crowd to watch the performances. We followed the troupe for a few blocks before they climbed into their open-back bus on to their next location.

A funny and sort of alarming moment was getting through a severe storm last Monday night. It had been raining and storming all day, and we even got caught in knee-deep puddles on our way back from school. In the evening, the storm got so bad that there were announcements over the speakers on campus. However, they were all in Vietnamese so we couldn’t understand the warnings. Our neighbours tried to explain what was going on, but all we could understand is that there was a hurricane and we should stay inside for the next few hours. Thankfully the storm was overnight so by the time we woke up everything was back to normal, yet it is strange not knowing what to do in an intense situation! This was a special case, but the daily weather in Vietnam at this time of year is typically hot, humid and sunny days and stormy evenings. The storms in Vietnam are absolutely beautiful.

Excited for more storms, sea and fun adventures! 


Japanese Bridge in Hoi An

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