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Halong Bay from the porthole in our cabin  
   

Halong Bay from the porthole in our cabin

Halong way away off the coast of Vietnam

October 28th 2007
Kate One of the things everyone reccommends you see when you go to the Norh of Vietnam is Halong Bay. It's supposed to be the most beautiful natural wonder, lots of limestone karsts thrusting out of the water. Its a World Heritage Site. Again, like the turtles in the lake story, there is local legend about Halong Bay as well. Apparently long ago when the Vietnamese were fighting Chinese ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay

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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