3rd, 4th and 5th Week in Vietnam - Dancing Fish and Fish Sauce February 20th 2012 We have been languishing on the Vietnam shore of the South China Sea for almost three weeks. To the east are the Philippines, to the south is Malaysia and China is north. The daytime temperature hovers around 30C and it cools off to about 24C at night. The sea water is silky smooth, warm and so salty that one can just lie back and float as on a big blanket.
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Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Binh Thuan » Mui Ne 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
This the travel journal of Darla Thompson & John Rousseau of Mount Vernon, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The latest blog here is our 2012 trip to Vietnam and later visits to Hong Kong and Spain. Below that are entries from our three month trip to Italy in 2009. If you scroll down past the Italy entries you will find the entries we wrote on a 3 month trip to India in 2006. The entries are in reverse chronology - first entry is at the end...latest entries are at the top.... full info