Good Morning Vietnam! June 2nd 2013 So the eagle has landed REPEAT the eagle has landed! My friend Kate has joined me in Hanoi, after being delayed for 6 hours she finally landed and made her way to the hostel! It is so nice to see a friendly face and to begin sharing all the experiences with someone.
I showed Kate around Hanoi and had a bit of a lazy one as we were heading to Halong Bay the next day, a trip we had both been look ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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