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Laos Reception  
   

Laos Reception

It was hard saying goodbye to Laos' roadside curiosity and friendliness!
Bike tour stage 3: Good Morning Vietnam

January 17th 2013
Thakhek (Laos) to Hué (Vietnam): 11th Jan 2013 - 17th Jan 2013 Distance covered so far (since 20 Dec): 1879.90 km (YES! Over 1000 miles!) Bouyant from a remarkable game of scrabble (Andy went 'all-out' in his first two goes, and was rather proud of himself, Mel got 'crazed' on a triple word score), the cycle on from Thakhek was predestined to be easy-peasy. ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands

Vietnamese Flag 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
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