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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

July 29th 2010
After an uneventful bus journey we checked into a hotel in district 1 and headed out to explore the city. We both hopped onto some motorbike taxis and headed through saigons crazy traffic to visit our 1st sight - the war museum.... very graphic and sad to see yet it has to be seen!!! After more wandering around the city we went for something to eat and then in search of a bar with a pool table. ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1

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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