Central & Southern Vietnam July 19th 2008 Hello There,
Sorry for the long gap in blogs, I'll try and get you all up to date.
We left Sapa and headed south past Hanoi to the town of Ninh Binh.
The countryside around Ninh Binh was stunning and we enjoyed a few days here cycling around the area seeing sights such as Rach Ga (Chicken Canal Village) where much of the lives of the people is conducted on the river, set ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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