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Flooding on Cat Ba  
   

Flooding on Cat Ba

Just before we arrived it had rained constantly for 3 days and nights. Many roads like this one were flooded. Some had ferries to take you across, we waded through this one.
Welcome to Cat Ba Island

September 16th 2011
It's hard to describe Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Island with words, I think the pictures say more than I ever could. The beauty is immense and never ending, we really feel like we've stepped into a tropical paradise and we never want to leave. We traveled from Hanoi by bus to Ha Long Bay where we transferred to a boat and began making our way through 1000's of limestone islands jutting ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hai Phong » Cat Ba Island

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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