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Saigon street

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

February 13th 2008
A bustling vibrant and steamy city, Saigon is a feast for the senses. Visually fascinating, the energy of people going about their everyday lives is in sharp contrast to the historic French colonial architecture. The backdrop, however, is a skyline increasingly dominated by skyscrapers and familiar global brands such as [url=http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?prope ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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