If you thought language barriers would be the most challenging part about travelling in Vietnam, try crossing the road. Can't be that bad? Google it. The wide array of comprehensive guides to road crossing in Vietnam should help convince you.
Exaggeration aside, it wasn't too bad once we got the hang of it. 3 steps:
- Take a deep breath
- Step off the sidewalk when it's relatively safe
- Walk calmly till you reach the other side
The girl on the other side.