Row, row, row your boat... June 30th 2010 Can Tho was going to be a very quick stop for us. We couldn't not stop on the Mekong Delta but we were running out of time, so it would be a quick over night stop, not even 24 hours. We arrived late in the afternoon and secured a room. The purpose of coming to Can Tho was to do a tour of the nearby "floating markets." So, we knew it was going to be a very early start the next day. As such, we ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Can Tho 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
I'm a Yank. He's a Brit. Together we're setting off on a 5 month adventure through Europe, India, and S.E. Asia. This is our little bit of cyberspace to let our beloved family know how and what we're doing.
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