On top of the world


We had a number of opportunities on our trip to go up to get birds eye views of Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore.

In Halong Bay we walked up the 400+ steps to the lookout on Titop Island (a good workout after all the eating and drinking we’d been doing!)

In Ho Chi Minh City it was up the Bitexo Financial Tower for the Saigon Skywalk to get a view of the city which goes on and on and on. The contrasts between the new high rises and the traditional buildings dominate most areas. At 262m high, 68 levels and with its cantilevered helipad the distinctive Bitexo Tower was visible from most places we went.

It will be very interesting to come back in a few years and see the new business district when it’s completed…the tunnel under the river’s completed, the entry/exit is in the middle…

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