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Overcrowded Halong Bay mars its beauty 8. The grocery store comes to you in Halong Bay

Overcrowded Halong Bay mars its beauty

August 10th 2009
Day 405: Sunday 9th August - Day 1 of Halong Bay Today I’m off for a two day tour to Halong Bay. It seems to top most people’s lists as the must do thing in Vietnam and is also on a shortlist of 28 for the 7 natural wonders of the world. However, after my experience of tours in Vietnam I’m not going to get carried away. Sure enough this, my fifth tour in the country doesn’t get off to the ... read more
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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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