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Ho Chi Minh City

September 8th 2013
I can say with confidence that one of the first things anyone will notice when venturing out in a metropolitan area of Vietnam is the roads and, more specifically, the traffic on them - by far the most prominent feature. Having dealt with the traffic firsthand in Hanoi, and, to a lesser extent, in other cities, both as pedestrians and as motorists, Klaudia and I became adept at crossing the street ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

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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