I’ve returned from Vietnam

Hello world, I have just returned from a nine-day vacation in Vietnam. I was travelling with three of my university friends, and we went to three places: Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, and Vietnam’s capital Hanoi.
 Me at the Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City was previously known as Saigon and served as the capital of South Vietnam, before the North successfully reunified the country in 1975, and renamed the city in honour of their great leader Ho Chi Minh. Although nowadays the people here use both names interchangeably.
Me at one of the royal tombs in Hue
After touring Ho Chi Minh City, we flew to Hue in Central Vietnam. Hue was the ancient capital of Vietnam, and there are many royal tombs in Hue, belonging to Vietnam emperors. Apart from visiting the tombs, we also visited the ancient palace known as the Citadel.
 I visited the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi
Lastly, we went to Hanoi. There are many museums in Vietnam, showcasing its rich culture and history, in particular its fight against French colonialism, as well as the Vietnam War against the Americans. Since I am interested in history, it was a real treat for me to visit the museums, as well as the many places of historical interests such as the Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, where Ho Chi Minh’s embalmed body is displayed for all generations to view.
In Hanoi’s Army Museum, this is the famous tank that crashed through Saigon’s Independence Palace.

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