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Another sunset in Halong Bay  

Another sunset in Halong Bay

... on our way back to the mainland, when we escaped the cyclone that was approaching.
Vietnam, Part 1: North Vietnam

November 13th 2014
In late October my mum came to visit me in Singapore. She spent a few days in the city with me and then, on 29th October, we headed off for a two week trip to Vietnam. I had booked a pre-arranged trip that would take us to Hanoi, Halong Bay, and Ninh Binh in North Vietnam, to Hué and Hoi An in Central Vietnam, and to Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta in South Vietnam. We arrived in Hanoi in the ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi

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
4th January 2015

Sounds like a great trip
5th January 2015

Re: Beautiful
It was a beautiful trip. I liked Vietnam, especially the people there, they were so so warm and friendly.

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