I wrote Part 1 on my iPad. I cannot find it. I have hope that when I get in touch with WordPress after I get home they will help me find it.
On our way from Saigon Airport we recognized that the motor scooters actually stopped at red lights! A real change from other cities. Grateful for that. Our planned stops before checking into our hotel was the War Museum known as War Remnants Museum
There quotes from various US presidents one from 1954 from Eisenhower that said that we had to help fund the French in the Indochina war because we needed the raw materials. Really!
The photos of vast numbers of powerful weapons and well equipped soldiers were shown next to photos of north Vietnam soldiers with very little cover.
The part that was most disturbing for me was the area devoted to Agent Orange damage. I had to leave, just couldn’t take it.
We then were taken to the Post Office building designed by Eiffel. It took more than five years to build and it isn’t that big. Tee said they imported a lot of material from France and that took a lot of time.
Inside the are some classic features.
After dark we walked to the center of the city. Lots of lights and a grand public building at the end of a splendid promenade.