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To cross a street in Saigon...  
   

To cross a street in Saigon...

...you just walk slowly so the moto drivers have time to spot you and drive round you... But when you see this lot coming towards you, all you want to do is run quickly!
Motos rule!

February 23rd 2007
- Sorry, we thought you were going to arrive yesterday. We were waiting for you, said the very friendly receptionist at Yellow House Hotel (YHH) in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC, Saigon from now on). - Now we're fully booked. What a nightmare, arriving in a new country, late at night, with nowhere to stay! - Wait, she said, I'll make a phone call. - The hotel next door have a room for you, do ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta

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
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