Archive for August, 2014

TRT 14: Day 1

TRT 14: Day 1

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A taste of old Saigon Our group arrive from different parts of Australia and on different airlines. We had a former soldier (though he was way too young to have served in Vietnam) and his dad, the family of a now departed member of Sandy’s 3 Field Troop, and a keen military historian. It was a small […]

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TRT 14: Day 2

TRT 14: Day 2

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our first day proper begins with a short walking tour from the Liberty Central hotel, near Ben Thanh market, to the centre of the city. Notre Dame Cathedral, the city hall and the Central Post Office, designed by the same M. Eiffel who built the tower in Paris are fairly obvious reminders, if any were […]

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