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Everyone lives on the water here in rural Vietnam
Off to Vietnam

November 1st 2013
Today we made our border crossing to Vietnam. The customs officers came aboard and cleared everyone by our passports that were left at the pursers office when boarding. My day was spent onboard the boat, mostly cruising the Mekong, watching the world of the river dwellers. I sat on the upper deck reading by the pool, taking the cool plunge when it got too hot. Whew that felt good! There was a c ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Tra Vinh

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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