Happy Holidays from Hoi An December 25th 2007 We arrived in Hanoi on Dec.13th, not knowing what to expect It's the 2nd largest city in Vietnam,and the most furthest north. We stayed in the city not far from lake. Each morning we could hear the loudspeakers playing music for those early risers doing their tai chi exercises by the lakefront.
We found a small hotel in the Cathedral section of town, not far from the trendy street where we had ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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