Downtown Saigon Tour (War Remnants Museum)

Part 4 of 5 Saturday, 04 October 2014 I went home after lunch at L’Usine to catch up on some zzz’s. My next destination would require me to be tough and not a faint of heart. I took a cab from the hostel to the War Remnants Museum after my siesta. The driver did not … Continue reading Downtown Saigon Tour (War Remnants Museum)

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Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Opera House & L’Usine)

Part 3 of 5 Saturday, 04 October 2014 I read about this cafeteria from The Gypsy Gals blog and was so intrigued by the raves of one of the bloggers that I included it in my itinerary. After my Central Post Office walk-through, I navigated my way to the L’Usine Cafeteria for lunch. The discomfort of … Continue reading Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Opera House & L’Usine)

Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Notre Dame Basilica & Central Post Office)

Part 2 of 5 Saturday, 04 October 2014 My next destination was the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, some 500 meters north of the Palace. Vietnam probably is the next most Catholic nation in Southeast Asia after the Philippines. Of course, judging only by the number and fame of Catholic churches in Vietnam. Wikipedia classifies the … Continue reading Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Notre Dame Basilica & Central Post Office)