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Boats and the floating village at Cat Ba Town
Drinking in the bay

December 28th 2009
With Jez gone, it was time to leave Hanoi on my own, so I booked onto a trip to nearby Halong Bay, famed for its spectacular grottos and dramatic rocky islands. Dozens of travel agencies in Hanoi book 2 or 3 day cruises, so I opted for a 3 day cruise where I'd spend 1 night on the boat and 1 on Cat Ba Island, the largest island in the bay and partly covered by the Cat Ba National Park. The weat ... 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
8th December 2010

Amazing View!
This is an amazing photo! Did you take this from atop that one store that's there? i too visited this floating village, what an experience!

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