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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Hello Hanoi

October 24th 2014
Our base for this leg of the trip has been right bang in the middle of the bustling old quarter of Hanoi. Fortunately we had arranged a pick up, we would never have found the hotel otherwise. Places like this need time to wander round in order to get a sense of where you are. The old quarter is what it says on the label, the original Hanoi. Narrow streets, jam packed with people, shops, pavement s ... 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
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