Trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam - April 2009
Photos from Ho Chi Minh City

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Around town

Scenes from Ho Chi Minh City traffic Heavy load in Ho Chi Minh City traffic Crossing the street can be a challenge View to Ben Thanh market in  Ho Chi Minh City Everything can be transported on a bike in  Ho Chi Minh City
Nikki and Kate on a bike in Ho Chi Minh City - notice the face protection Nikki and Gard getting ready to face the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City Guys playing games near Ben Thanh market The sun was setting as we had sundowners at Caravelle hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Bag on the street in  Ho Chi Minh City
City Hall in Ho Chi Minh City Municipal theater Nikki and Gard at the hotel  Ho Chi Minh City Portrait of Ho Chi Minh at the post office Informal bar on a pavement in Ho Chi Minh City
This is how Vietnamese Dong looks like Beef hearts for sale at Ben Thanh market Rice wine for sale at a market. As you can see there are all sorts of things in the bottles Flag of Vietnam Nikki and Gard at Ben Thanh market - as you can see it was pretty hot :-)
Wedding couple takes photos at Ho Chi Minh City museum Flooding during rain at Ben Thanh market Traffic in Ho Chi Minh City Taxi involved in an traffic accident  in Ho Chi Minh City Gard and Kate at Ben Thanh market

Post office in Ho Chi Minh City

The traditional Vietnamese hat Immigration card to Vietnam Tan Son Nhat International Airport  

Jade Emperor Pagoda

Entrance at Jade Emperor Pagoda Fish pond at Jade Emperor Pagoda Tortoise shelter at Jade Emperor Pagoda Womens room at Jade Emperor Pagoda Incense at Jade Pagoda
Womens room at Jade Emperor Pagoda Scenes from Jade Emperor Pagoda Scenes from Jade Emperor Pagoda Worship at Jade Emperor Pagoda Scenes from Jade Pagoda

Museums

War remnants museum Quote from US air force before the Vietnam war Weapons at War remnants museum Display at War Remnants museum School class at War Remnants museum
Giljotin at War remnants museum The facade of Reunification hall in Ho Chi Minh City Gard taking photos of Reunification Hall Helicopter at Reunification Hall Game room at Reunification Hall
Reception room at Reunification Hall Interior at Reunification Hall Commando room at Reunification Hall American tank at Reunification Hall Ho Chi Minh City museum
Display at Ho Chi Minh City museum Traditional costumes on display at Ho Chi Minh City museum Nikki at Ho Chi Minh City museum Display at Ho Chi Minh City museum  

Cu Chi tunnels

Some bombs on dispaly at Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam Nikki at the shooting range at Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam Example of hole used to get into the tunnels at Cu Chi Example of trap used in the Vietnam war Gettin an introduction to the Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam
Tour operator Sinh Cafe in  Ho Chi Minh City Nikki is presenting jackfruit Tank at Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam A map showing examples of tunnels at Cu Chi Gard and Nikki at some models at Cu Chi tunnels

Eating out in Ho Chi Minh City

Local beer in Vietnam Live entertainment at Lemongrass restaurant in  Ho Chi Minh City A very good pizza at ZanZbar in Ho Chi Minh City We had sea bass at Lemongrass restaurant in  Ho Chi Minh City Prawns on a stick at Ben Thanh market
Cheap lunch in  Ho Chi Minh City The rooftop bar at Rex hotel in  Ho Chi Minh City Meat stew at Le Jardin restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City Meat stew at ZanZbar in Ho Chi Minh City Tagiatelle at Le Jardin in Ho Chi Minh City
Having spring rolls at Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City Having a Singapore Sling at Caravelle hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Having seafood kebab at Lemongrass restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City Having the Vietnamese speciality Pho at Ben Thanh market Chicken hot pot at Lemongrass restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City

Images from Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (click here for my review)

Bed at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City The sofa in our room at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City TV at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Desk in our room at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Bathroom at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
View from lounge at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Breakfast in lounge at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Breakfast in lounge at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Lounge at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Shower at Renaissance hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Some videos from Ho Chi Minh City

 

 

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