Day 28 - In Hanoi, more leaving and aftermath of storm August 18th 2012 Day 28 - In Hanoi, more leaving today
The night was wild last night, not the group, the weather! I didn't get to sleep until about 2.15. It was sonoisy outside because of the wind, the sheeting rain and all the banging and clattering of buildings and all their loosely connected fittings. The roof next door was adrift last night, this morning when I went out the hotel man was already on it!
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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