MyTho in the Mekong Delta July 3rd 2009 Left early for the Mekong Delta area. We headed to a city called My Tho where we got a small boat to our first stop Turtle Island where we ate lovely local fruits and listened to music sang by two women. Then we went to a coconut candy making place on the mainland. It was soo yummy I bought 2 packs which have already been eaten.
We then took a short donkey ride to the Bee farm where we had hon ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Tien Giang » My Tho 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