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Old 02-16-2007, 12:12 PM
mursaloglu mursaloglu is offline
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Default Safe problem in Ho Chi Minh City?

Dear friends.
I'd like ask you I heard from many voices that is not safe to go around with the camera equipment in Saigon( Ho Chi Minh City) because there are many robbery case.I am uncertain to get with me my photo equipment when I travel there. Somebody could help me about this problem.
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Old 02-24-2007, 07:26 AM
strangiato strangiato is offline
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Default Re: Safe problem in Ho Chi Minh City?

Hi,

Saigon is indeed one of those places where to be more careful. If you like to go, just go, but keep an eye out. That is what I do and I did not run into problems (yet...........:)). Be aware and you should be fine. There are many other people who are careless and they are the prime targets. If I was a thief I would look for easy victims and I always see plenty.
Be especially aware of the motorbikes. They go anywhere into any direction, including on the pavements.
Have a nice trip!
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