Halong Hanoi Elegance (Day 2) October 17th 2009 Saturday, 17th October 2009
"Losing our way was never fun, but it created instances for us to interact with the friendly locals on the road!"
Certainly, we were off to a great start this morning after a couple of successful attempts to cross the busy streets of Hanoi the previous evening. Don't get me wrong, we were still fearful of the notorious traffic. But this ... 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
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