Northern Vietnam July 1st 2008 Greetings from Vietnam!
This is now the 5th country we have visited on our trip and so far it certainly been one of the best.
We started our vietnam adventure in the Northern town of Dien Bien Phu, The town where the vietnamese finally defeated the french.
We spent a day looking around some of the old war sites such as bunkers and museums in the town before catching a flight to the capital city of ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Sapa 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