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Halong Bay

Halong Bay Discovery

December 4th 2010
Halong Bay is one of UNESCOs World Heritage sites and is the biggest draw to North Vietnam. It’s one of the most amazing natural sights I’ve ever seen (probably right up there with the Grand Canyon). The emerald green waters of the Bay are pierced by almost 2,000 towering limestone islands that are nothing like you’ve ever seen. These massive rock formations of all different shapes and sizes ... 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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