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Old Posted Mar 18, 2014, 3:24 AM
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Southern Vietnam: Saigon

Took a two week trip to Cambodia and Vietnam. First day in Vietnam. For the short time I got to spend in Saigon, I was actually surprised how much I liked the city - it was a lot more developed than I had anticipated. At first I thought crossing the streets in this vast city was impossible until after observing the locals. I found that if you hesitate to cross, you will never get anywhere; you have to be confident! If you don't, you'll surely get run over.

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Old Posted Mar 18, 2014, 3:59 AM
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Lush. Love the motor bikes, old and new buildings, and 34/35 are WOW.
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Old Posted Mar 18, 2014, 6:14 AM
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nice set! #2 is class
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Old Posted Mar 18, 2014, 10:42 AM
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^Hongkers?

Some nice pictures there. Thanks.
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Old Posted Mar 18, 2014, 1:28 PM
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Thanks for your pictures. Very nice shots of daily life in Saigon. The city looks very crowded, like many other Oriental cities. I like its bustle.

Rural Vietnam has amazing landscapes, like you show.

About your last picture: I think it´s Hong Kong, am I right?

Congrats and greetings from Madrid, Spain .
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Old Posted Mar 19, 2014, 10:25 AM
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fantastic - looking forward to seeing more!


i cant help but think of springsteen lyrics:

"Saigon, it was all gone
The same Coke machines
As the streets I grew on
Down in a mesquite canyon
We come walking along the ridge
Me and the brothers under the bridge"
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Very nice!
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This thread is fantastic, it really ought to have more responses.
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Great thread! Definitely a place I plan to visit sometime.
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Brilliant work - some real epic shots there!
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Entertaining and eye-opening (the first pic) set. The streets scenes look like semi-controlled chaos. Almost got sent there in '72, but orders changed. Thanks for sharing your fascinating trip.
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Old Posted Apr 3, 2014, 11:30 PM
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Capitalism in all its glory.

Saigon looks so vibrant. Vietnam looks so lush and green. Beautiful pictures
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awesome photos!
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I like it.
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