STREETS, STREETS, STREETS. SAIGON’S ONCE BUSTLING STREETS HAVE NOW FALLEN SILENT…BUT THEY WILL BOUNCE BACK…A visual story describing the rise, fall, rise, fall and rise again of Saigon, aka modern day Ho Chi Minh City by Richie Fawcett
Once upon a time ago in Saigon, the streets were silent. All through the 80’s the streets, although not silent, were not brimming with the life we have witnessed here in the last decade, recovering from years of conflict the country eventually opened up in the early 1990’s and the economy started to improve, slowly. […]
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 COCKTAILS AND SKETCHES – NUMBER 11 – FRENCH CONSUL GENERAL RESIDENCE Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, HCMC, VIETNAM.
By Richie Fawcett BUILDING Located on the corner of Le Duan and Hai Ba Trung the residence of the French Consul general continues to be the home of the appointed French Consul General in Saigon. The extensive and peaceful grounds are beautifully kept featuring some of the oldest trees in the city. CREATION Representing the […]