Vietnam Diaries: Days 13-14

Vietnam Diaries: Days 13-14, Saigon/HoChiMinh City, Vietnam (B)

It has come to an end, the conclusion to my first Vietnam trip. An exhaustive, crazy and stressful trip all rolled into one. At the end of the day it was a fulfilling trip that will stick in my memory bank and for the right reasons.

Vietnam, at least the Southern part was interesting to say the least. The hustle and bustle, the chaos, the shoving, the pushing and then try crossing a bloody road. Good luck with that. When I speak of such scenes naturally I’m referring to Ho Chi Minh City.

Did I enjoy Vietnam? Yes of course. I always make the most out of my adventures. Perhaps not my favorite travel destination, however it is still a destination I’m glad I visited and there is still so much more of this great country I want to see in time.

As soon as you get off the express elevator to the 49th floor of the Bitexco Financial Building, you are struck with the mesmerising view of Ho Chi Minh City, as far as the eye can see. I was fortunate enough to go on a clear day, without a cloud in sight as I circled the 49h floor on several occasions, getting a 360 view of an amazing city full of life, colour and chaos. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Vietnam Diaries: Days 13-14
Guide Location: Vietnam » Saigon/HoChiMinh City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anthony Jury
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bitexco Financial Building
  • Pearl Plaza
  • Saigon Centre
  • Opera House
  • Post Office
  • Nguyen Hue walking street
  • Ben Thanh Street Food Market