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Ha Long Bay  

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay

February 10th 2012
10th Feb ’12 Hanoi to Ha Long Bay We set off from Hanoi on a grey, damp and gloomy morning on a minibus to Ha Long Bay. It took about 4 hours to get to there with a stop half way for the loo and tea – well actually it was at a centre for people with disabilities who make a wide range of crafts and flogged them to tourists wanting to use the facilities. We got off at the port which was ... 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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