Madam Saigon Story (Day 2) - Ho Chi Minh City October 23rd 2010 Saturday, 23rd October 2010
"You see it all. The nice-looking shopping malls for the rich and sophiscated. Affordability is another issue!"
After my early trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels in the morning, I decided to make my way slowly to the Dong Khoi District in the later half of day 2. Armed with my google map (mate) which I had downloaded recently, it probably took me a good ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1 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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