Mekong River Delta September 28th 2008 Hey there!
Our next leg of our SE Asia journey was Vietnam, after talking to a few other travellers we decided to cross the border by boat along the Mekong River as the trip is stunning and a very relaxed way to enter the country, we travelled back to Phnom Penh and booked our ticket to leave the next morning. The first hour and half was by air con bus to the ferry port where we caught he boat ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » An Giang » Chau Doc 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