Da lat and the Elephant Falls August 19th 2012 So off on Friday on the coach to Da lat which took over 8 hours. Once arriving in Da lat we had been told it was a beautiful by everyone. But when you arrive quite late in the evening it did not feel beautiful at all - it felt like Ho Chi Minh but a smaller version with less traffic!
The only first saving grace was the hotel we booked into was great and the hotel owners were fantastic.
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Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat 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