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Perfect panorama.  

Perfect panorama.

Wonders of the world - Sapa and Halong Bay..

May 1st 2011
Having not trekked since New Zealand we were out of practice despite the 'easy trek' we were sold. Luckily we caught the best two days weather to marvel at the misty linear carved hillside rice terraces. Les lost his footing and ended up wading knee deep in the sludge and everyone at least had one muddy foot. We met the H'mong tribes who are experts at selling though they don' ... 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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