Snapshot – Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon), Vietnam
OK, so this post is written through the eyes of a boomer on a cruise ship meaning you only get a thumbnail sketch of places visited. Having said that, it was ample time to get a taste of Ho Chi Minh City (previously Saigon), Vietnam and its culture.
With a great guide called “Foo” and feeling like millionaires (our wallets were loaded with 2,700,000 Dong (the local currency equal to $US100) we headed off to explore the city.
NB – Foo also doubled as the driver’s assistant. His task was to direct traffic so the bus could get through roads clogged with motorbikes!