Hanoi June 1st 2010 Since Halong Bay was rather intense, I decided to take a break for a few days in Hanoi. I got a room that's a little nicer than usual and have been kicking back and doing some housekeeping.
That and apparently jellyfish stings flare up after initially getting better, which is a pain in the butt. It's actually worse now than it ever was before. Still more of a nuisance than anything.
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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