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Mending the round squid boats  

Mending the round squid boats

Day 365 - You learn something new every day

July 2nd 2007
Remembering this time last year, we did not don our wedding outfits and hope The Leo Green Experience would turn up at the pool side to while away the afternoon. Instead we went on a morning excursion to the south part of the island, visiting places like the pearl farm that 'makes' pearls for the Australian market. Both of us learnt something new today about how the pearl is made - "a skilled tec ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Kien Giang » Phu Quoc Island

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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