Last Blog Entry - Vietnam May 18th 2010 This will be my last blog entry, officially back in the USA. I do have lots of trips planned for the summer but they aren’t quite as exciting. Weddings, Lake of the Ozarks, Iowa State Fair, etc...
My last few days in HCMC were great. I met some really fun people and also met up with my cousin’s cousin Jenna which was a lot of fun.
I went to both the Reunification Palace as well as the W ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1 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