Mr. Saigon November 24th 2008 Heres a quick entry just to cap off my adventures in vietnam. spent a few days in mui ne, a beach spot famous for kite surfing. at any time there would be 50 or so kites out on the water, a really cool place. But saigon is the main topic of this entry.
saigon was everything i thought vietnam would be; an overload on each of the senses. as you may have gathered from previous entries, i have been ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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