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In the city of Sapa  
   

In the city of Sapa

Jenny's adventures in the mountains...

November 12th 2011
Hi everyone, As you may have realised I flew out to Vietnam before Izzie, so this is a quick update to explain what I did with my time before meeting her in Hanoi... I essentially flew in and then caught an overnight train up to the mountains in the Northwest of Vietnam, in a place called Sapa. It was originally established by the French as a hill station, and it was incredibly bizarre being o ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Sapa

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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