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Mekong Delta Cruise- Cambodia to Vietnam

November 18th 2013
Over the last three days, Stuart and I have been making our way from Phnom Penh in Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City(Saigon) in Vietnam. We opted for a boat and bus journey so that we could see some of the famous Mekong delta. Our journey started In Phnom Penh, where we were told that we could not do the whole boat trip as the night before the propeller from the boat had broken. We weren't sure ... read more
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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
18th November 2013

Lovely photo

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