Cobra liquor, SCAMS and bamboo clothes! 🇻🇳 Vietnam, Mekong River Delta Full Tour!

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Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City. On my last day in Saigon, I decided to do a day trip and go see the Mekon Delta. I joined a tour group and they brought us in so many places, but in every place there was always a little scam behind. There was no point to go see the Bamboo Fiber Shop, it was just a pure scam in the hope we’d buy some of the bamboo clothes. Then we finally took a boat and we started crossing the river Mekong Delta. Arrived on an island, I had the chance to try snake liquor/cobra liquor that they say they use to cure themselves. The maximum cobra liquor shot allowed is 3 and I had 2. We also went to see how they produce candies from coconuts and then we had lunch somewhere. At lunch, there was another little scam: no water, nothing to drink unless you pay for it. Also on the boats, the women driving them demanded tips. The whole tour was full of scams/tips, but fortunately, the prices were not high. Therefore it was the perfect ending of this vacation in Vietnam.
You guys always ask for long videos, therefore I hope that this time I’ve satisfied you with the Mekong Delta full tour!

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37 comments

  1. Michele Ponte 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    You always ask for long videos and now you have it 🙂 To edit this one I practically had to take a day off from the job that lets me travel, therefore, please, if you'll enjoy it, like, comment and share it with your friends so that one day YouTube will become my full-time job!
    Thank you!

  2. Rosita Chua 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Hi Michele, bringing you greetings from Canada. Do you mind telling me what's the name of this tour? It's too bad you didn't take a video of the lunch served to you. I've been waiting to see what kind of lunch was served with the tour. Anyway, how satisfied are you with the Royal Blue Hotel? Would you recommend it to a solo female traveller? Is the surrounding of this hotel safe to walk around? Please advise.

  3. Paul Sz 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    They have some similar “scam “ sales stops in Thailand when you book a day trip , like when going to Koh Larn island for the day, the bus stops at a “ Unique” Pattaya honey factory ( on the fringe of Pattaya city) where the have bee hives & collect & bottle honey and make other honey based products, The make some interesting claims about how clean & unique their honey is.

  4. Jack Nelson 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Hi Michele, I rewatched this one bc you made it so good, and its were you got your first 1k views!! Also, that vegetarian Chilean girl……have to say she is really hot, I hope you asked her out later that night bc it seemed liked she liked you:)

  5. gardini100 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    this is by far the must funny travel vlog i ever seen, you got crazy sense of humor , just like me

  6. Cynthia Carlson 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    A thought about "scams": Of course there are true scams where people try to take your money for little or nothing in return or when you do not receive what was expected, advertised or promised. However, indigenous people selling their wares and crafts is not scamming, it's locals earning their living! I've lived in Central America for over 4 years, the last three at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala and I am appalled at how rude many tourists are – they gawk at the surroundings, photograph locals in their indigenous clothing and their crafts, and then feel they are being scammed when these people try to earn some income.

  7. N 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Totally agree about the showroom/sales thing. I'd be much more inclined to buy if I saw the creation process!

  8. Plumpy 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    I'm saving up on videos from your channel. Gonna do a marathon on Sunday. Hangover Sunday. 😀 Keep it up .. you are awesome.

  9. Cellular-Tech 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    "did you eat all of the alligators?" thats so prejudice. Another note, don't put scam in the title if its actually not. Giving people samples to see if they may like it and possibly purcase is a form of marketing. 2 completely different things.

  10. SouthAmericanGirls 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    I saw your socialblade page… well, tons of visits! Great! 👍👍👍 (And those visits are not mine 😂😂😂 only VOODOO Bar y watched several times 😂😂😂)

  11. Sonam Dorjee 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Dude that’s not scam!! It’s business! They give you sample for free and if you like it you buy it or you aren’t forced to buy it?
    Seeing many ads in your video is scam too then! The ads you put up on video is more than usual!
    Thank you and you are unsubscribed successfully!

  12. Ironclaw XII 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Those hats are amazing. Such gruelling repetitive work to turn those ones inside the shed into the finished product outside in the piles. Great stuff and interesting too.

  13. P T 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Oh, the piece of tea leaf in the cup is good luck in Japan, especially if it is standing straight in the tea!! I wonder about Vietnam, I don’t know.

  14. Jack Nelson 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    How can there be thirteen dislikes?? Give Michele a go, he's cool, his brother is a "monk" for God sake, lol. Really, I really found out about him from the Bald, Baldr, Tim K. I think hes a cut above, the Nicodemus exposes were quite shocking and its nice to have someone real. Keep up the good work Michele!!

  15. Jerry Georgopolis 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Michele, like the longer video but that Tour you were on was not worth your trouble !(imho)..Thank you..take care.

  16. P T 27 June, 2020 at 16:58 Reply

    Those white round fruit looks like Lychee fruit….
    Taking you to lots of shops looks like the kind of tours that I went on in 1972 in Hong Kong!

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