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Hội An - Tết 2011 (the Year of the Cat) 2011 is the Year of the Cat

Vietnamese call 2011 "the Year of the Cat", while Chinese call their new year "the Year of the Rabbit".
Hội An - Tết 2011 (the Year of the Cat)

February 9th 2011
Tết 2011 (Vietnamese Lunar New Year - the Year of the Cat): We had a long holiday this year (8 days) and I decided to celebrate my new year in central Vietnam instead of traveling abroad like I often do. My intention on this 5-day trip (31/1 to 4/2/2011) was to experience New Year's eve in Hội An old town and go by boat to Cù Lao Chàm island. Unfortunately, the weather was not great during m ... read more
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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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