Shave and a Haircut, 2 Bits! December 21st 2008 After a long night on the train from Hanoi to Danang, we awoke to the once familiar sound from China, of a man doing his best to cough up his morning phlegm in the train washroom. This sound greeted us every morning in China, and more than once had us in tears we were laughing so hard. This time was no different, and almost comforting in a very bizarre kind of way.
We made our way down to the ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué 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