#9-Mr. Saigon in Cu Ci July 31st 2010 7/29/10 to 8/1/10--Saigon
Fasten your seatbelts...It's gonna be a bumpy ride!!
Welcome to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Saigon is like Los Angeles exploded and then got rid of traffic rules. It is a pretty intense place to visit after a relaxing stay on a Japanese island. That being said, I had a great time in the foreign chaos.
My first full day I visited the Mekong Delta, a water ... 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 am a High School U.S. History teacher who loves to travel. Whether by myself or with friends and family, travel unlocks my understanding of the world and the people in it. I have also found it teaches me a whole lot about me.
I hope you enjoy reading about my travels to Vietnam in 2005,
Myanmar, Thailand, the UAR, and Europe in 2007,
Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Korea in 2010
And the southern/middle part of the United States in 2011.
Feel free to share your comments and ideas.
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