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Mekong Delta - Floating market

Vietnam

December 25th 2008
Hanoi I arrived in Sapa in the Northwest of Vietnam on the 21st December and spent a day there while waiting to catch the night train to Hanoi which I duly did. Hanoi was a bit of a shock to the system when compared with China given the volume of mopeds flying around all over the place and the fact that there were a huge amount of Westerners wandering about - I was no longer a novelty. The mauso ... 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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