Vietnam pt 2 July 11th 2013 Our last little bit in Ho Chi Minh and Mui Ne was much better than the start of our time in Vietnam. After being a bit overwhelmed from the buzz of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) we took a 6 hour bus trip to the beach at Mui Ne resort. We ended up spending four nights there, which was nice to not be constantly on the move for a while. We got lots of sun and r & r as well as a bit of sight seeing!
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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