'tis the season to be commie December 28th 2008
When the Vietnamese celebrate Christmas they must understandably get confused. I personally don’t blame them. On paper, HCMC has everything for the ‘perfect’ Christmas, similar to what you see in Hollywood movies. With it’s marriage to anything tacky or eighties, in particular the city’s passionate love affair with neo ... 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
DECEMBER 2009: for the sake of sentamentality, im simply unable to eraze my original profile entry i wrote in 2008 before i caught travel bug. While looking at it now makes me cringe at all the evidence of my innocence and (verbal flatulence), I have an equal sense that were it to be updated/edited it would no longer represent the truth. Have a look at the map for more information as to where i travelled during/after my time in Nam and where I ended up! Enjoy!
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