Indochina 2012 (Vietnam and Cambodia) - Part 7 July 1st 2012 Possessing an impressive historical and cultural legacy, Hoi An is a mosaic of various cultures. Its Old Quarter is redolent of an ancient period, along with a sense of timelessness. Its historic buildings, attractive tube houses, and decorated Chinese community halls have earned it the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In efforts to protect the Old Quarter character, stringent conservati ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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
My name is Yves The Explorer and I have a passion for travel. I have been on each continent and have visited many many countries. I love exploring new sites and learning about new cultures. For my next trip, I have decided to write a blog (if I don't get too lazy) and tell you about my fantastic adventures in Southeast Asia, mainly Vietnam and Cambodia. So enjoy my blog and feel free to comment. Cheers!
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