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Drifting through the second floating market we visited  
   

Drifting through the second floating market we visited

Southern to Central Vietnam - The Mekong Delta, Saigon, The Central Highlands and a border crossing to Laos

February 27th 2015
We arrived in Vietnam after a four hour boat trip down the Mekong to the town of Chau Doc. There had been a slight "mix up" with the boat tickets, as the company had oversold tickets on the boat we were supposed to be on and so decided to put us on a "more expensive" boat. Unfortunately as the "more expensive" boat didn't know it was going to have two extra passengers on board to cater for, there ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta

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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