Rip off

See my foreign face
Rip me off without disgrace
Vietnam oh Vietnam

From our tour guide up Fansipan who tried to fool us into thinking we need another permit to visit a nearby waterfall, to a bread seller who forgot to give us back 50,000 dong in change ($2.50) until gently reminded, to a bus conductor who blatantly charged us as foreigners more, we had our share of Vietnamese who seemed only to see us as two walking wallets.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *