Vietnamese Velo-city November 30th 2010 Thomas Fowler, in the Quiet American, emphatically states that “you come to Vietnam and understand a lot in a few minutes. The rest has got to be lived. They say whatever it was you were looking for, you will find here…”.
After a mere week in Vietnam, I’m not sure whether I understand more or less of this fascinating country… Frankly, with all due respect to Mr. Fowler’s character ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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