Cat Ba - Hanoi June 19th 2011 If things could not get better in Vietnam well they already did and I have just finished my journey in style!
Since my last blog I've biked from Ninh Binh to Cat Ba, Chilled out and done some incredible rock climbing (more later) and finished my Bike ride in Style making it to Hanoi completing almost 1900km of riding.
So to start, My journey to Haiphong to catch the ferry to Cat Ba was a ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hai Phong » Cat Ba Island 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