Friday, November 27, 2009

In and Around the Reunification Palace, Saigon

below: The Grounds of the Palace


below: "Where's Goose?" A replica of an American fighter jet;



below: A replica of the army tank that crashed through the gates;



below: Sponsored by Bridgestone



below: Boys and their big toys;



below: More my style of things - the intricate details of the ceramics surrounding the Palace



below: The interior decorating of the Sitting Room



Below: The parliamentary sitting room




below: Mr. Ho Chi Minh!




below: Pottery that is now worth a fortune



below: Amazing designs on the carpets




below: The throne room...or something similar!



below: take your pick...




below: the equivalent to the Oval Office


below: the Strategy Room's important telephones (how 1970's! we had a green one - in fact, we still do!)



below: Old books from the library



below: More 1970's design



below: the Vietnamese equivalent of the "doily"


below: The hallowed halls of the Palace



below: Vietnamese print



below: Dumped in the Palace gutter. Precious vietnamese antiques.

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1 comment:

  1. These were a great bunch of photo's.
    Ma.

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