Jacques' photos with the Saïgon

200511 Indochina (LaosVietnamCambodia)

200511 Indochina (LaosVietnamCambodia)
We made a real presidential trip in these three Nations of ex-French Indochina; Privacy, charm and pleasure at all times!!! All guides spoke fluently French and in Cambodia our guide Charmroen had been the guide of our president Jacques Chirac during his…
Added on September  6, 2017

200511 Indochina(Laos Vietnam Cambodia)

200511 Indochina(Laos Vietnam Cambodia)
The mark of France is felt strongly in the three Nations and their landmarks; Hospitality and fine cuisine have made this trip more than pleasant and memorable! Except a false landing in Hué due to a local tornado (we touched the ground and took off immed…
Added on September  6, 2017

PICT6138bc Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Luxury Quarters Night Markets

PICT6138bc Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Luxury Quarters Night Markets
From left to right we can see among others rambutans looking as hairy litchees, above the strong smelling durian or jackfruit forbidden in hotels, the purple dragonfruit, big avocados, and under the black and absolutely delicious mangosteens,probably the…
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6114ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Virgo and Cathedral Notre Dame

PICT6114ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Virgo and Cathedral Notre Dame
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Ville (Saïgon) Cathedral Notre Dame.
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6095ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Saint of the Saints The Jade Emperor

PICT6095ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Saint of the Saints The Jade Emperor
The Emperor of Jade and Guards pictured in the old Vietnamese temple of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh Ville; Here great Ancesters, philosophers, warriers and kings are venerated or invoked for protection; Absolutely strange for an Occidental man.Vietnam Ho Chi Minh…
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6156ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Town Hall

PICT6156ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Town Hall
Built on the Paris Town Hall model; Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Ville (Saïgon) Town Hall.
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6023ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Street Popular Soup Seller

PICT6023ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Street Popular Soup Seller
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Ville (Saïgon) Ben Thanh Market.
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6037ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Paper Prayers

PICT6037ac Ho Chi Minh (Saïgon) Paper Prayers
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Ville (Saïgon) Tien Hau Taoist Temple.
Added on January 19, 2010

PICT6141ac Marché de Nuit

PICT6141ac Marché de Nuit
Des fruits plus appétissants les uns que les autres, surtout ceux du bas qui sont parmi les meilleurs de la planète, les mangoustans que l'on fait éclater par pression dans la paume de la main et qui offre alors des petits quartiers blancs très juteux au…
Added on March  6, 2008

PICT6133ac La Poste d' Eiffel

PICT6133ac La Poste d' Eiffel
Eh oui, des marchés de Belem au Brésil, en passant par le viaduc de Garabit et la très célèbre tour parisienne jusqu'à la poste de Saïgon, il en a fait des choses notre Gustave! Et je passe sur tant d'autres réalisations magistrales!
Added on March  6, 2008

PICT6023ac Soupière de Rue

PICT6023ac Soupière de Rue
Une cuisine ambulante sur balance près du grand marché Ben Thanh; Le Vietnam est un autre monde, un des plus dépaysants d'Asie dès la descente d'avion, un des plus francophiles aussi!
Added on March  6, 2008