Saturday, 6 June 2009

Children's party, Cirque Sportif, Saigon, Vietnam, early 1970s

A children's party at the Cirque Sportif, Saigon, South Vietnam, early 1970s

Together with the nearby Cirque Hippique they were the centres of Saigon life for the more privileged. A left over from the days of French colonial rule they were each an oasis of calm for the westerner who found Saigon hot, noisy and tiring.

A relic of a colonial past they were of course doomed along with the next door presidential palace at the fall of Saigon.

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