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Reunification Palace, Saigon  

Reunification Palace, Saigon

underground bunker in case of attack
I left a part of myself back there in the sand dunes

June 28th 2010
We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City close to nightfall and were amazed by the vastness of the city and the amount of people and motorbikes zooming around our bus. We were dropped off just down the street from the main backpacker stay in the city and quickly found a room at one of the many guesthouses down one of the bustling alleys just off the main strip. The city was amazing right from day o ... read more
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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
28th June 2010

ah ha photos of this place will always make me laugh after Dale ignored all signs to not touch, sat at the desk and nearly pulled the phone off when he was posing for a photo!! We made a swift exit afterwards!

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