The Mighty Mekong January 18th 2007 From Ho Chi Minh City, we signed up for a two day boat tour through the Mekong Delta, Known as “Nine Dragon river delta” in Vietnamese. Having only really seen the Fraser River delta back home, I was blown away by the scale of the Mekong. It’s one of the largest deltas in the world, and basically keeps the entire country of Vietnam fed, with enough additional goods for export.
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Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta 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
Left Vancouver, BC on October 20th with my friend Trevor Chamberlain. Rendezvous'ed with my brother Jason and his friend Ryan in Bangkok. Plan to meet our cousin Jordan soon. Touring Thailand/Indochina for 6 months.
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