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Spinning silk  

Spinning silk

Motorbike madness

December 6th 2007
And so, another day, another country. The bus to Ho Chi Minh City (henceforth Saigon as it's less to type!) took us right through the border so less complicated than last time and we arrived into Saigon mid-afternoon. Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam and is chaotic to say the least. This is locally known as the motorbike city for obvious reasons - there are said to be 3 million of them an ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat

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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