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Vietnam 315

Jan 26-29: Central Vietnam

January 28th 2012
Jan 26th - Hanoi It was the last day before heading south, and I wanted to take a look at Ho Chi Minh’s embalmed corpse at the mausoleum, which is only open in mornings. I went with 2 others in a taxi to the mausoleum. It was a large line over a block long. Security was quite tight. No bags or cameras were allowed. Special guards dressed in white uniforms were all long the way. The ... 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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