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Phong Nha, Paradise Caves in Vietnam 5/2013

May 30th 2013
The karst formation of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has evolved since 400 million years ago and so is the oldest major karst area in Asia. The park’s karst landscape is extremely complex with many geomorphic features of considerable significance. The vast area, extending to the border of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, contains spectacular formations including 65 km ... 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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