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The roads of Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc (AKA power cut island) and Fishing (AKA my new hobby)

October 20th 2011
K - We arrived at Saigon’s domestic airport ready for our flight out to Phu Quoc island – Tom and I were both craving the beach and were promised a tropical paradise. Saigon airport was a bit of a time warp having been used the airbase during the war in the 60s and 70s which was interesting to see. Our flight with Vietnam airlines was only 20 quid each and as we flew over the submerged ... 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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