Vietnam February 14th 2009 Yo folks, These blogs are coming thick and fast. Ye's'll be bored very soon.
25th of February we hit Vietnam. Got the bus from Shianoukville, Cambodia all the way to Ho Chi Minh City.
We set off at 7am and reached the capital at 20:00. It was the Vietnamese Lunar New Year so the place was buzzin. We were a bit worried about not getting a hotel due to the fact so we checked into the first on that ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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