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Hoi An old town  

Hoi An old town

South to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

June 23rd 2008
From Hue we got the bus to Hoi An where we found a cheap hotel with a small pool which was much appreciated in this incredible heat. Hoi An is a georgous town on the Tru Bon River, full of perfectly preserved streets of shops, assembly halls and traders houses from the days when it was Vietnam's most important trading port. It has French, Chinese and Japanese influences and the town is now a UNE ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

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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