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one for the boys

Even the best laid plans..........................

December 4th 2007
So we had done some homework the preceeding days, and had noticed the common complaints of scams at the border crossings. Initially the taxis try to charge you 80Y to take you to the border. This should only be 20Y per taxi (or 15Y pp on the minibus). We saw them coming a mile away. Once again, with only 4 hours sleep, it would be easy to loose your cool, given the swarm of people that engulf you ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi

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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