Hanoi - motorbikes and madness December 18th 2007 Hanoi is a crazy place!! In the early hours of the morning everyone seems to get up and there are motorbikes everywhere!! I've never seen traffic like it!!
I stayed in the Old Quarter, which seemed a really nice area. In Hanoi you seem to get hassle wherever you go, to buy something or to get a ride on a motorbike. Its crazy how often you get accosted!! However on the street I stayed on I got n ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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