Street of Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City Travel Blog

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One of the most popular image of Vietnam War in War Remnants Museum
I’d unexpectedly spent more time in Cambodia that later destinations had to be cut short. That includes Siem Reap for only a day (I know totally insufficient) and only passing through Phnomh Pehn, that only one and half day left for Ho Chi Minh city. Was in Cambodia longer that it kind of upsetting me. I’m totally not sold over Vang Vieng. And Saigon or Vietnam on the other hand had 10 times exciting stuff to see and do.

By Bus from Siem Reap direct to Saigon(Ho Chi Minh) with lunch stopover in Phnom Pehn. The VIP bus I took was less hassle than the cheaper option as the passenger only needed to switch bus one time in Phnom Pehn. Passengers have to switch bus 3 times on the cheaper option when they are crossing the border. It took nearly 12 hours journey passing through Phnom Pehn, Tonle Sap Lake, and crossing river by ferry.
The War Remnants Museum


Saigon is a city of moped! This slice of Indochina has many interesting sights to see but I’m regretting of only had a very short time. One of which The War Remnants Museum which I spent hours and never felt bored. It is the House for Displaying War Crimes of American Imperialism and the Puppet Government of South Vietnam. The Vietnam War left the country tore with ongoing effects of chemical weaponry that it's too sad to see how some of new generation suffers. The pictures and displays of defected infant is really an eye opener. The graphic photographs, accompanied by short copy in English, Vietnamese and Japanese, covering the effects of Agent Orange and other chemical defoliant sprays, the use of napalm and phosphorus bombs, and atrocities such as in the My Lai massacre.The war itself should be called American War not Vietnam war! The massacre that happened over 40 years ago becomes an unforgettable piece of history. With the on-going war in Iraq it will be no surprise in the next 30 years, the similar post war displays and effect will be displayed in Baghdad. America under Bush is an axis of evil!


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The War Remnants Museum
The War Remnants Museum
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street of Saigon
street of Saigon
one of under-construction skyscrap…
one of under-construction skyscra…
City of Moped
City of Moped
The day that everyones on motorbi…
The day that everyone's on motorb…
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And carrying Mandarin oranges coz…
Reunification Palace
Reunification Palace
Inside Reunification Palace
Inside Reunification Palace
Inside Reunification Palace
Inside Reunification Palace
Army tank of The War Remnants Muse…
Army tank of The War Remnants Mus…
Army tank and helicopter
Army tank and helicopter
The War Remnants Museum
The War Remnants Museum
Tiger cages
Tiger cages
Prisoners cell
Prisoner's cell
Tiger cage
Tiger cage
Would love to ride this bad boy
Would love to ride this bad boy
Helicopter in War Remnants Museum
Helicopter in War Remnants Museum
An Army tank of Vietnam war
An Army tank of Vietnam war
The War Remnants Museum
The War Remnants Museum
street of Saigon
street of Saigon
street of Saigon
street of Saigon
street of Saigon
street of Saigon
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It is Chinese New Year's Day