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A ride on the Mekong.  

A ride on the Mekong.

Ho Chi Minh

March 18th 2009
Mom and I arrived safe and sound in Ho Chi Minh City after a very long 30 hour transit. The plane ride between Chicago and Seoul (14 hours) was suprisingly not as bad as we had expected! When we arrived at the Seoul airport we learned how to make small traditional Korean screens using rice paper and rice glue. It was really interesting and definately helped to pass the time before we jumped on to ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Can Tho

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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