30 Vintage Photos of Lambro Cabs in Saigon During the 1960s

The Italian three-wheeler was not just a means of public transportation in Saigon in the old days. Before buses and taxis took over the streets, Saigon of the 1960s was dominated by three-wheeled Lambro cabs, locally known as ‘xe lam’. Lambro was a line of scooters from the renowned Italian Lambretta. In comparison to smallContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Lambro Cabs in Saigon During the 1960s”

54 Vintage Photos Showing Vietnamese Women’s Street Style in Saigon during the 1960s

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly and formerly officially known as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam, situated in the south. In the southeastern region, the city surrounds the Saigon River and covers about 2,061 square kilometres (796 square miles). Prior to Vietnamese settlement in the 17th century, the city was a scarcely populated areaContinue reading “54 Vintage Photos Showing Vietnamese Women’s Street Style in Saigon during the 1960s”

60 Wonderful Photographs Showing Life in Saigon During the Vietnam War

Saigon at this time was a city full of energy! It it was overcrowded, full of refugees and one wondered at times how it functioned as a municipality. People were always busy, yet always had the time to stop and talk or spend a while in a café. Saigon in the 1960s and early 1970sContinue reading “60 Wonderful Photographs Showing Life in Saigon During the Vietnam War”