Hanoi March 6th 2009 Polly:
Well, what can I say about Hanoi? Hmmmm! I'll try and be as positive as possible, but it really wasn't the greatest place that we've visited.
Before we arrived we booked online with Hostelworld to stay at the Lucky Paradise Hotel in the centre of the old town. It was described as a 'boutique hotel' and was reasonably priced at 15US$ a night. It also offered a half price airport pi ... 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