Ha Long Bay August 15th 2007 Trip to Ha Long Bay is about 3hrs,arranged by our tour guide 4 of us on a boat, tour leader, bus driver crew of 5 for 2 days $90 US each plus tips. Great value and the meals fantastic. Passing Limestone mountains mined for cement material, lots of factories putting out lots of smog. Very close to the Chinese border (150 km).
Crossing over the Red river just outside Ha noi(it is red from the silt) ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay 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