Ancient Hoi An April 17th 2011
This place isn't an UNESCO world heritage site for nothing... it's quite literally stunning!
Hoi An is one of my favorite places so far. It reminded me a bit of a Fishing Port, even though it's not and the river doesn't really have boats in it, so you'd have to visit to feel the atmosphere and see what I mean. It is very picturesque; Old French/Brighton Lanes mixed with the ... 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