12, that the tropics is very cold. Since May, abruptly begins the summer season: increased humidity, temperature up to 40. Urban transport is well developed only in major metropolitan cities. In remote areas of underdeveloped countries only network of shuttle buses, whose drivers with a true Buddhist indifference refer to the charts and schedules. Major urban means of transport: taxis, motorcycles and various trishaw.
Fare with the taxi drivers do not need to specify in advance all machines have a counter that indicates the price travel, and taxi drivers usually know a little bit of English words. In Vietnam, the well-developed water transport: a set of ships in Halong Bay, passenger motor boats and catamarans on the Perfume River and Melong. The main Railway countries Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City (1726 km) walk Express "Unity", at a cost of a trip to one end of the nearly 30 hours. Import of foreign hard currency is unlimited, but the amount of 3000 USD to declare – the export of currency of the country is allowed only within the amount declared upon entry. The export of local currency is prohibited.
Duty-free can I bring 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars or 500g tobacco, 1.5 liters of spirits drinks or 2 liters of alcoholic beverages of up to the 22 degrees, the two banks stogrammovye black or red caviar, 5 kg of tea, 3 kg of coffee and other goods worth no more than 5 000 000 VND. Import of consumer and computer technology to be mandatory declaration: not declared all equipment will be allowed to export only upon payment of customs duties or check the availability of its acquisition in the country. Categorically prohibits the importation of drugs and narcotic medications without a doctor's prescription for their use (the penalty-up to the death penalty), explosives, firearms and other materials that offend the local culture, as well as pornography. The export of art objects and antiques, jewelry and folk art items without proper documenting. In Vietnam, an incredibly rich and varied selection Number and lowest prices in the region. In many stores you can buy good products made of natural silk and wood, rare species, pearl and silver, stone, bone and metal. There are specialized boutiques goods made of natural silk (neckties, scarves, clothing, footwear, bags), art galleries, souvenir shops, and gold. Shops are open every day, every day from 7:30 until 17:30 – officially and unofficially, to Late in the evening. In public hotels and restaurants usually add to the score of 5% for "service". In private schools, if the food and service like, you can leave the "tea" of 5-10%. The Russian Embassy in the Republic of Vietnam (Hanoi) (4) 833-69-91 (92) Consulate General of Russia in Ho Chi Minh City (8) 829-29-36 Police: 113 Fire: 114 Ambulance: 115