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View from our hotel in Hanoi  

View from our hotel in Hanoi

When a title can't start a story - Vietnam, Hanoi

December 29th 2010
I've been writing my blog for two months now, through great walls to fallen armies. I've seen sights the eye cannot recall and experienced times which I still can't quite comprehend. This last week proved to be the start of a new chapter and I'm struggling to put it into words... So you remember Melissa, the girl I met in Chiang Mai, well on the 27th Dec she flew into Hanoi to spend a week with ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi

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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