Despite my admiration for the Vietnamese and my shame over the deeds of my country, I still feel like someone from a "big" culture visiting a "little" culture.
The weather was pretty good, I had some nice food, and generally relaxed on the beach, swam a bit - can't complain! Born in 1890 in a very well off family, Ho was brought up to, in some ways to always resist those who had a hold over Vietnam.
I assumed the chubby girl would be leading me to a viewing area where the girls line up, but after two flights of stairs we reached a row of small rooms where the action clearly takes place.
When the story begins, the heroine, Kieu, is a young girl.