Привет Nha Trang!

I know. We don’t speak Russian either.

And, silly us, we thought we wouldn’t need to given the fact that we were going to Vietnam. So imagine our surprise when not 1, not 2 but 3 people started randomly addressing us in Russian on the streets of the beach town of Nha Trang.

Quickly after, we noticed all signage in the streets was 90% Russian and so were all the white people. It was evident: unknowingly we had entered the equivalent to a Russian Lloret de Mar.

In retrospect, the breakfast buffet where they offered 3 types of Vodka should’ve been our first clue that something was different here..

A little outside the centre though, there are some very nice landmarks that are well worth a visit as the pictures below illustrate.

At the end of our stay, we could not help but wonder: Vietnam is a country that is highly familiar with foreign invaders, so should someone warn them that their beaches are being overrun by yet another international super power?

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