Vietnamese souvenirs October 12th 2013 The photos in this blog were taken in Hanoi and other cities during my travel in Vietnam. There are various souvenirs you can buy and bring home, for example the water puppets, colorful lanterns, decorated sea shells, conical hats, fans with pictures, paintings, ceramic products, propagdanda posters, lacquarware, dolls wearing traditional dresses, traditional masks, musical instruments etc.
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Asia » Vietnam 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 am a Hanoi_girl who loves to travel. When working for a Japanese construction company in Hanoi, I had the chance to travel to 23 countries and to all the 63 provinces in Vietnam, including 25 trips to Huế city. Egypt, Mongolia and Nepal are my love, and other favorite countries are Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China (7 trips, 15 cities), New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Cambodia (3 trips), Brunei Darussalam, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Laos (3 trips), Malaysia (4 trips), Singapore and Thailand (9 trips). I have visited all the... full info