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Inside the Saigon Post Office  
   

Inside the Saigon Post Office

This 20th century building is still a functioning Post Office. Located just right across the Notre Dame Basilica, it even houses a small souvenir shop along its corridors.
Life In Uncle Ho's Vietnam

November 14th 2011
Once in a while, one should travel not for the sites but for the company. Not that Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon) has none to offer by way of attractions and things to do. But the prospect of traveling with 4 ex-colleagues from the bank where I used to work is simply hard to resist. That career spanning all of my first 17 years since graduation from college marked a period teeming with many fond me ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

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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