Hit the Ground Running October 23rd 2013 This morning we met our group in a private breakfast area at the Metropole Hotel. Our Tour Guide, we called him Son, gave us a briefing on what our next two weeks would entail, beginning today. It was to be a fun filled journey through some of the most remote areas of the world, seen in a way most tourists cannot, from a river boat on the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers.
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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
I wish I had started this long, long ago. I wish I could type faster. I wish I understood photo uploading more, and I wish I had more free time to put into this, so I would have a better journal of my travels. Oh well, this is what it is and what can be done, so here it is and I hope you enjoy it. ... full info