Hoi An - a shoppers paradise and more! December 7th 2006 Hello! Well, its taken me a while to get onto this blog - but its been a busy couple of weeks! And that means plenty of photos and stories to tell!
Arrived in Hoi An on Wednesday just after lunch - the overnight train trip from Hanoi to Danang went suprisingly quickly despite its length (15 hours!). We were taken to Green Field Hotel - just out of the main part of town - Ange Cath Ali and I all ... 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