Ho Chi Minh City

Cambodia gave us such an insight into its culture that it felt like moving straight into Vietnam would keep up the momentum. We started with the city of Sai Gon, the former capital of Southern Vietnam until its fall in 1975 resulting in the end of the Vietnam War. The resulting unification of the North … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City

Phnom Penh

After learning a little bit about the Khmer Rouge, one of the main cities that came up was Phnom Penh. This was largely due to the huge evacuation of the city in 1975, right after America removed its presence from Cambodia. It was at this time that the Khmer Rouge began their uprising, forcing the … Continue reading Phnom Penh