Advertisement
« previous next »
The falls on the Chinese side of the border  
   

The falls on the Chinese side of the border

Stepping into China at the Ban Gioc falls near Cao Bang

October 10th 2014
We were heading to Cao Bang where we were to spend the next day which was around 100 kilometers away. Again it was really picturesque with endless karsts, rice fields, valleys of terraces below the road and tiny villages. The fields were busy with the rice harvest in full swing - some appeared to being cut by hand but most were using tiny machines. The rest of the process though was being done by ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Cao Bang

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
Advertisement
Tot: 3.426s; Tpl: 0.027s; cc: 33; qc: 124; dbt: 0.1126s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.7mb