Vietnam Military Museum

Hanoi, Vietnam

We made it to the capital, Hanoi!  Hanoi was also the capital of French Indochina (1902-1954) and again for North Vietnam (1954-1976).  There is plenty to see, do and eat – which we did, a lot!   How We Got There & Around Like Ho Chi Minh City, we took the overnight train from Hue […]

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Khai Dinh Tomb

Hue, Vietnam

Huế was once the capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945).  The town’s main tourist attraction is the Citadel, which is surrounded by moat and wall.  Inside, are the ruins of the Forbidden Purple City, shrines and the renovated theater.  Outside the town, there are several tombs and pagodas.   How We Got There […]

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Japanese Covered Bridge

Hội An, Vietnam

Hội An was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999.  Hội An is a preserved South-East Asian trading port town and when walking the streets you feel like you are walking back in time.  Because of this status as a World Heritage site, tourism has exploded, making this quiet little town a busy place.  […]

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Ho Chi Minh City Hall

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City once known as Saigon, is a modern, fast paced city with lots to see and more importantly – eat!  We enjoyed our stay here immensely.  This was our first visit to a communist country.  Although economically, they really aren’t communist.  Still, we found the way of life in Vietnam interesting – […]

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