Dalat December 2nd 2010 2nd Dec: Nothing really to report from today. Just a boring travel day. I left Saigon in the morning, not too early, thank goodness as the buses leave every hour from just around the corner from the hostel. The journey to Dalat wasn't too bad. I think it was about 6 to 8 hours, but I can't remember the exact time. We stopped about half way for a break to use the toilets and get some food.
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Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat 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