Hue and the War February 26th 2012 We’ve spent the past few days in Hue, a beautiful city in central Vietnam that’s famous both for being the home of an ancient imperial city that puts Beijing’s Forbidden City to shame and for being the center of some fierce battles during the Vietnam/American war.
The battle of Hue in 1968 was part of the Tet Offensive, when the North Vietnamese forces attacked many citie ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué 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
Tom and I are retired and live in the mountains of east Tennessee. This spring (2012), we're returning to Vietnam and China and (new to Sandy) traveling in Japan. Tulip the Dog is staying/sleeping with friends in middle Tennessee. ... full info