NINH BINH -- Friendliest City So Far February 29th 2012 We took the night train from Hue to Ninh Binh a day late, due to a mixup with our tickets. Not a problem, as we’d scheduled a “no-activities” day in the middle of our NB plan. We’ve talked to many tourists who said, “Ninh Binh? What’s there?” and had to tell them that they might want to miss the beach at Nha Trang, but they should NOT miss Ninh Binh.
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Ninh Binh 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