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Of lanterns and conical hats Photo 11

Of lanterns and conical hats

January 2nd 2010
Lanterns and conical hats... that was my first and overriding image after arriving in Hội An, an historic town set picturesquely on the Thu Bon River, just a few hours south of Huế. The bus dropped me on the edge of town in the early evening, so after checking in to my hotel I wandered down to the historic centre, strung out along the river bank. At night, it was alive with colour... small, tr ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An

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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