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A rice terrace

Rice Wine And Strenuous Strolling

July 4th 2006
We set off in a group of 5 (rather than the agency advertised 3!) for a 2 day trek through the hills and villages around Sapa. he scenery around Sapa is mountainous, and all of the lower slopes are cultivated into tiered rice paddies. These are amazing feats of human labour, so much so that you forget they are man made and begin to think them part of the natural countryside. Along the trail is a ... 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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