Before the Saigon Rain

Sunday afternoon in Saigon is always plagued with ‘potential’ rainstorms. On my way to District 1 from the Phu Nhuan District, I had to stop twice to put on my raincoat only to take it off a couple minutes later. When I parked in front of the Main Post Office in Saigon, I took these shots about 5 minutes before the downpour. Saigon is always beautiful during this time, very Seattle-like. 🙂

Before the Saigon Rain, Vietnam

(Newlyweds in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral)

Before the Saigon Rain, Vietnam

(Street is wet from an earlier brief drizzle)

Before the Saigon Rain, Vietnam

(Diamond Plaza in the Distance)

Before the Saigon Rain, Vietnam

(Saigon Main Post Office)

Before the Saigon Rain, Vietnam

(Metropolitan Tower – HSBC Bank)

Saigon is one of the most beautiful cities in the World!

4 comments on “Before the Saigon Rain”

  1. lien

    I can see that Kevin has been busy. Saigon looks so calm when there is nobody around. I’m surprise! It’s not so bad in the city.

  2. layered

    I certainly agree that Saigon is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, compteting even with San Francisco and Seattle. I can hardly wait to get back to HCMC in a week.
    — Mel

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