Our Final Night in Hanoi March 12th 2011 After a few hours rest, we were off to the races again – this time for the final dinner of the conference, our Gala dinner. We were again a small and intimate group as we set off in the bus for a restaurant only a block away.
We left the bus and again had to cross the street – as we started to cross, two red and yellow dragons began to perform a welcome dance along to some music. It was a ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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