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Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)

VIETNAM | Sunday, 30 November 2008 | Views [1584]

Stunning tailored Vietnamese gowns

Stunning tailored Vietnamese gowns

Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) is a big city with lots of history. We visited the Cu Chi tunnels where the Khmer Rouge lived and hid from the Americans by digging tunnels no wider than the length of your feet!!! 

It is also on the huge Mekong river and close to the delta. Labels and restaurants galore here. Nightlife is great here and it was lovely to see the new young rich Vietnamese people going enjoying cafes (Cafe Central under Rex Hotel is the place to be) in their shiney new sports cars & S' classes. I think there were more 4x4's here than anywhere else I've seen.  

The Vietnamese outfits are so beautiful and the ladies look very pretty and graceful in them so of course I had to get some made!!! Tailor made, silk, hand embroidered outfits created for you within 24 hours for less than a price of a meal. Beat that if you can!!!

We visited a Pho (Vietnamese soup) restaurant and sat on the same table as Bill Clinton and Chelsea when they had been there. 

Tags: ho chi minh, saigon, vietnam

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