Rain and Cold May 12th 2010 We left Saigon for the Central Highlands. Winding our way up through the mountains on our periless trip taking us to Da Lat. Da Lat is the Vietnamese's honeymoon capital. In our case it was a big disaster, it was cold, damp and had torrential rain. Tara caught an awful cold and spent most of the few days there wrapped up.
The rain was relentless so we gave up and headed for the coast. Al ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat 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