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"Peek-A-Boo, you imperialist dog!"

Vietnam

December 11th 2009
“The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well.” - Phillip R. Slocum We almost didn't go to Vietnam. We were told by several fellow travelers that the touts are unrelenting, the roads are beyond repair, and the food is terrible. Having been there I wonder what these people were smoking cause it just ain't true. The touts can't hold a candle to the tuk-tuk drivers off Khao ... read more
Asia » Vietnam

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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