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Good vibe in Vietnam! 19112011778

Good vibe in Vietnam!

November 25th 2011
After two buses and a border crossing (amazing scenery on the first few hours from the border) Aoife and I arrived in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. I've learned that it was the capital of French Indochina from 1902 to 1954. From 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam. Our hotel, the Little Hanoi Hotel, was in a good location and they were extremely welcoming. They gave us coffee ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi

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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