Capital Adventures September 25th 2007 Hue, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen dynasty. And such an incredible city! Hue became the capital city in around 1802, and lasted until the early-mid 20th Century when the French took over, moving the capital back to Hanoi. The legacy hasn't been lost however, the city is full of imperial delight, with relics such as the citadel and numerous royal tombs and pagodas. The Perfume R ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué 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
Hello friends and family :) Well Patrick and I are finally here in Vietnam, where we have started our SE Asia adventure tour. In the next 3 1/2 months we will be travelling to Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and flying home from Singapore.
We will be writing travel accounts here, but would welcome and appreciate personal e-mails from all of you as well.
Cheers! Ashlee and Patrick... full info