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Bridge at dusk  
   

Bridge at dusk

Hoi An

June 2nd 2010
Hoi An is a magical and timeless place that has preserved it's historic Old Town and port, earning it World Heritage status. Walking through Hoi An's narrow lanes feels like little has changed in over 300 years as mercifully all motorised traffic is prohibited. Old sailing vessels and fishing boats still dock at the quaint port with it's lantern lit Chinese bridges and bustling markets. Tourism is ... read more
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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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