Meeting Bobo and family July 5th 2009 Spent the morning doing tasks like posting all my clothes back to the UK (which was very expensive and takes 3 months to arrive!!) I really hope it arrives as its got my lovely new dress in the box. On the way back from the post office I lost my map and got totally lost and was late meeting my friend Bobo but luckily she was still waiting for me.
We went for a great lunch where I tried some of th ... 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