Suspect Meat - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) December 6th 2008 We took a quick one hour flight down from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City. As I stepped of the plane it felt like opening the oven door. The heat and humidity here are unbelievable. It soon dawned on me that I need to get used to it because in the next two months it’s only going to get hotter.
I had heard the there was quite a difference between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam's largest city) ... 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
I'm currently on a 4 month "round the world" trip. I'm spending time in the USA (6 weeks), Japan (2 weeks), Vietnam (3 weeks), Cambodia (1 week), Thailand (6 weeks) and Malaysia (1 week).
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