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HCMC (17)

Jan 30-31: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

January 31st 2012
Jan 30th This was another long (12 hour) bus ride, except during the day. It was a sleeper but had less leg room so was cramped. Every long distance bus in Asia stops at these bus stop restaurants with quick meals (usually not very good), maybe some snacks and public bathrooms. It’s the standard procedure. Normally with night buses you hit them at night and they’re messy for ... 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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