Vietnam March 24th 2010 When I told people at home that I was planning to travel to Vietnam, most people responded with "Why?", or "They hate Americans". With a little bit of personal experience on the matter now under my belt, I would like to respond in 3 words...Vietnam is Awesome!
Vietnam is incredible. It is tiny thatch roof hut villages. It is modern, thriving cities bustling with money making business men and w ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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