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[Photos] Vung Tau in 1970: Bars, Beaches and Bustling Bazaar

Details Published on Monday, 07 January 2019 11:00 Written by Saigoneer. Opposite of Saigon’s metropolitan vibes, Vung Tau in 1970 was a quiet town optimized for tourism activities, as shown through these film snapshots by Australian serviceman Barry Connors. Pristine white beaches, rows of kitschy tourist bars and breezy seaside …

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[Photos] Vung Tau in 1970: Bars, Beaches and a Bustling Bazaar (2)

Details Published on Monday, 07 January 2019 11:00 Written by Saigoneer. Opposite of Saigon’s metropolitan vibes, Vung Tau in 1970 was a quiet town optimized for tourism activities, as shown through these film snapshots by Australian serviceman Barry Connors. Pristine white beaches, rows of kitschy tourist bars and breezy seaside …

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[Photos] A Stroll on the Quaint Streets of 1920s Chau Doc

Details Published on Wednesday, 26 December 2018 12:00 Written by Saigoneer. Today, Chau Doc is a busy secondary town just a stone’s throw from the Vietnam-Cambodia border. Formed at the intersection between two major rivers, the city has always been a dynamic trading hub connecting Khmer merchants with commercial centers …

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[Photos] Take a Trip Back In Time To Ong Lanh Bridge

Details Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 17:57 Written by Saigoneer. Believed to be built in the 19th century, Ong Lanh bridge is a name that, upon its mention, often conjures up tales and myths of Vietnamese gangsters and criminals. Cau Muoi market, which is located underneath the bridge, was …

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[Photos] In 1995 Vietnam, a Paradise for Honda Cubs and Xich Lo

Details Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:00 Written by Saigoneer. How heartening — or rather, disheartening — to discover that flooding isn’t a problem unique to 2010s Saigon. The year is 1995. Vietnam has just joined ASEAN; families of three or four dash along Saigon streets on tiny Honda …

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