So we’ve now travelled almost the length of Vietnam reaching Hanoi in the north. Day 6 started with a visit to Ho Chi Minh’s very impressive and well guarded mausoleum. 473 more words
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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the most significant landmarks in Hanoi. It is located at the center of Ba Dinh Square where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2nd, 1945, which in turn established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. 740 more words
Feb 3 – 9, 2015
Finally, George and I arrived at our last stop in Vietnam: Hanoi, Saigon’s cooler, sharper, more temperamental counterpart. Whereas Saigon’s weather is consistently hot and muggy, Hanoi’s ranges from extreme heat to bitingly cold. 1,000 more words
It was very quiet and a little dead inside.
I have to prefix this blog post by stating that I am nothing akin to resembling a morning person and I had had 3 hours of sleep before heading out to experience the wonders of the mausoleum and its accompanying museum. 1,020 more words