Vietnam Here We Come May 12th 2010 After the quiet of Thailand we soon arrived in the chaos of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Vietnam has 80 million citizens and 40 million bicycles - when you travel through the streets of any large city you notice this fact! The streets are mad, crazy and you have to shut your eyes and hope for the best when crossing the road.
We spent a few days in Saigon, the most wonderful experience enhanced ... 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