Hanoi April 3rd 2008 We leave the sanctuary of our hotel and hit the street to be greeted by touts - you want bike - very cheap - one hour. It just does not stop. You want book? It just goes on and on and on. Opium, Marjihuana, Heroin, you want girl, you want boy.
Today we head out and continue to explore the old quarter. More streets and lanes all with their own character.
We just wandered today finally buy ... 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