Wednesday, March 31, 2010

How To Cross A Street in Saigon

1. Observe traffic flow. Remember they drive of the left hand side.
2. Don't panic.
3. Look left. AND right.
4. Don't panic.
5. Step out and walk at a steady pace confidently.
6. Don't panic.
7. Keep an eye on incoming traffic (maybe from a few other directions).
8. Don't trust the pedestrian light.
9. Don't stop in the middle of the road, ever!
10. Walk on, walk on steadily till you reach the other side of the street.

Or if you're lucky you'll come across a calm lull like this :)


  1. Oh man, this is what I've been dreading about Vietnam!!

  2. hehe. While of of them are true, the keywords are : Don't panic.

  3. Crossing the street is truly a visitor's big challenge in Saigon. Your words ring true!