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homing pigeons : Bruce Peck Adventures

Tran the Pigeon Trainer

In the center of one of the biggest roundabouts in Saigon, Vietnam is an equestrian statue of Tran Nguyen Hai. I couldn’t help but wonder what notable accomplishment won Tran this prominent place of honor in a country with countless leaders of rebellions against the Chinese, the French and America. We checked Lonely Planet and discovered that he was the first person in Vietnam to use carrier pigeons. Look closely at the picture and you can see... Read More