Vietnam - Hanoi, Hue September 16th 2011 11th Sept – 16th October 2011
I am in love!! – with Hanoi!! Our flight from Hong Kong arrived at about 4.00pm and we then took the public minibus ($3) to our hotel, so we have only been here a couple of hours, but our first impression is that Hanoi is absolutely charming and delightful! Motorbikes, scooters and bicycles crowd the streets – hundreds of them! ( fact – nearly 4 million in H ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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
We are both retired and as from January 2011 plan to spend as much time as possible travelling anywhere and everywhere, starting on January 8th 2011 with a month in Northern India!
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