Saigon is a city with an identity crisis. On the one hand it’s the largest, most modern city in Vietnam, a poster boy for the modern communist state and the face of the country to the world, whilst on the other it’s the historical capital, stuffed with grand French architecture and a rich, varied and fairly … Continue reading Saigon
The Mekong delta, named after the American airline that sponsored the regeneration of the area after the war, is the largest tidal delta in Southern Vietnam.
When you first step inside the Reunification Palace – wait, that’s not quite right. It’s one of those buildings that doesn’t have a front door – it’s a straight from the street to the inside kind of place. Technically, you can get straight to the roof without actually going through a door. It doesn’t have … Continue reading Reunification Palace, Saigon
Well, the water starts at the top and ends up at the bottom The mechanics of this waterfall are fairly simple. Like all the others, the water is subject to gravity so it falls down the rocks and ends up in a pool at the bottom. This seems to surprise many people so it’s quite … Continue reading Thac Bac Waterfalls, Sapa