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HCMC  

HCMC

Vietnam... here we come (Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta)

March 13th 2008
The first thing I noticed in Vietnam was that everyone that was sitting on a motorbike was actually wearing a helmet! I was impressed. In Australia it's the law to wear a helmet everytime you get on a bicycle but I was surprised to see people here weating helmets too. Only a few wear helmets in Thailand and Cambodia... Anyway, HCMC is an interesting place. We found some good food there too which ... 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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