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Hue in Central Vietnam

April 28th 2008
After Hoi An I took a short bus (only 4 hours) to Hue in the center (vertically) of Vietnam. Hue is famous for its Citadel, Palace and several tombs. The palace is patterned after the Forbiden City in Bejing, China but on a smaller scale. Lots of reconstruction going on. The day was very hot with little shade available. But I enjoyed the sites anyway. ... read more
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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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