Good morning Vietnam... April 5th 2011
After hearing about nightmare 34 long hour shaky bus rides to Hanoi from Vientiane we decided to spend the extra money and take a 50 minute flight for 90quid. Well worth it!
Now I must say I am very Pro-Vietnamese, I LOVE these people. Never have I before met a nation SO friendly, gratuitous and loving. Obviously there are still a few people out to make a few bob by ripping you off... yet t ... 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