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Coconuts?

These extra-large "coconuts" sliced in half were used to get from one boat to another while out at sea.
Speaking in...Hands?

August 2nd 2008
Finally, the Latin (or Roman) Alphabet! Well, something similar at least. Unlike us back at home, they have dots apostrophes accents slashes bottomless triangles flying above and swimming below their letters. For instance, there are something like eighteen different ways to write 'A' and 'O' using the different accent marks. Anyways, who is counting? I don't speak Vietnamese and this is the f ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta

Vietnamese Flag 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
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