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Sergei and Jens haggle for exchange rates, Vietnam/Cambodia border  
   

Sergei and Jens haggle for exchange rates, Vietnam/Cambodia border

Competition is a good thing - we got very good rates here probably due to the number of young girls with huge wads of cash.
Vietnam - Land of water and reflections

October 19th 2006
Vietnam - Same Same but different We arrived in Vietnam a few days after Typhoon Xangsane hit the central part of the country and caused massive damage and a number of deaths. We didn't know what to expect. Would the country be in a state of chaos? Would there be huge outbreaks of diseases from dirty water? Would we be able to get through the country to Cambodia? And if we couldn't how would ... read more
Asia » Vietnam

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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