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Ho Chi Minh City

February 19th 2012
Tuesday Feb 14th finds us arriving in Ho Chi Minh city as named by the communists at the end of the Vietnam war. The people, however, call the city Saigon as it has been for hundreds of years. We are met by Quinnie our guide and travel by bus to our hotel. it is Valentine's day and we see hundreds of sweethearts perched on motorscooters along the river and in the parks. Our hotel is the Rivers ... read more
Asia » Vietnam

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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