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Wooden sculpture by the grave  

Wooden sculpture by the grave

Kontum

March 19th 2012
Pleiku to Kon Tum On our way to Kon Tum we took in a couple of beautiful sites, the ride wasn't long and we had some opportunity to explore some backroads. The main road had been fairly busy with trucks and buses, and we passed through a stretch of a rubber plantation. The hills in the distance were as bleak as ever but we decided to seek out a lake marked on the map. The bac ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Kon Tum

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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