26. shrines/temples for the ancestors - large shrines in people's houses; smaller shrines in the corners of every shop.
25. people burning piles of fake money on the sidewalk - an offering to the ancestors...I think
24. a whole cooked DOG!
23. yogurt poured over ice with a squirt of coffee syrup. Sua chua dahn da cafe...yummy!
22. girls on the bus barfing in plastic bags, from motion sickness
21. men welding on the sidewalk without any eye protection, sparks flying in their faces
20. duck embryo hot pots
19. giant rats
18. chickens being slaughtered at the market, then plucked, right as the customer places their order
17. people blowing snot rockets inches from my feet....men and women
16. an entire 4-story building collapsing to the ground for no apparent reason (ok, I only saw that once...not everyday)
15. dishes being washed on the sidewalk
14. men with one or two really long finger nails
13. cats on leashes...prisoners in their own homes.
12. green pomelos bigger than my head
11. twenty 14-year olds playing video games in an internet cafe, chain-smoking
10. to-go-coffee served in a clear plastic bag with a straw
9. sidewalk barber shops
8. giant flying cockroaches
7. a 6-foot tall armoire strapped to the back of a motorbike
6. motorbikes driving the wrong way down the street, against traffic
5. fish for sale; blood, guts and all...on the sidewalk
4. raw beef and pork for sale....on the sidewalk
3. parents holding bare-butt babies over the sidewalk to pee...no diapers necessary. (not sure if that's considered potty-trained)
2. driving a motorbike with one hand in the pocket
1. a family of 5 on one motorbike, and only the babies without helmets
to be continued...