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Descending Dragon Bay

June 16th 2010
Drifting around on a Junk boat (minus the actual sail) through limestone mountains soaring out of the waters, 20 million years in the making, Descending Dragon Bay (as Halong Bay literally translates) was certainly one of the highlights of my month long trip to Vietnam... As a UNESCO World Heritage sight, Halong clearly attracts a lot of tourists... Initially arriving at the bay f ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay

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
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