Ho Ho Ho Chi Min December 12th 2009 Here we are!
Hi everyone - those who knew they were going to receive a link to our 'blog', and those who didn't.
- long flight which we all survived.
- hot and humid, but not unbearably so.
- nice hotel in HCMC, with cable TV.
Yesterday we went to a giant water park, sharing it with ~1 million primary schoolers. Great fun and some scary rides.
Today we had a B ... 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