Vietnam – Presidential Palace – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

The main entrance of the Presidential Palace

In Ho Chi Minh City you can visit the old presidential palace, now converted into a museum. On 30 April 1975, the army of the north along with the Viet Cong conquered Saigon unifying Vietnam into a single socialist state led by the Socialist Party of Vietnam. Following the conquest, the city was soon renamed Ho Chi Minh City in honour of the communist leader Ho Chi Minh. In the pictures, you can see the entrance of the building.

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A day in Athens

In January I was in Athens to celebrate the birthday of my girlfriend. Athens is a great city for both culture and food. We took a downtown hotel, near the parliament and we were close to both the hill of the Acropolis and Lycabettus (the highest mountain in Athens). We went to the Acropolis passing through the […]

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