For a free giraffe (Saigon)
A few years ago, Thao invited me to the Pham Viet Chanh neighbourhood, promising free views of giraffes (and other tall animals) from the Saigon zoo across the canal.
Since then, this area has become home to a diverse range of food options, including Japanese, Korean, Indian, Mexican, and various Vietnamese cuisines. I now stay here when I am in Saigon.
Now, If you visit the zoo, you will see a large, dark animal across the canal for free.
(Saigon’s Pham Viet Chanh neighbourhood)