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Wouldn't call this restauration, but rather re-building...  

Wouldn't call this restauration, but rather re-building...

Rainy Hue to Saturday Night Hoi An the Hai Van Pass in the clouds...

April 12th 2015
Our train from Hanoi took 12 hours to reach Hue...and we arrived on time! I've been on many night trains from Saigon to Nha Trang in the last century...yes, that's like 15 years ago! Smile! So I was pretty happy to discover that the 4 sleepers carriages have been fully renovated. Nice! Hue has the reputation to be a pretty cloudy place, with a lot of rain....well, we had one of those morni ... 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
20th April 2015

Cultural and natural gems
Gorgeous Hue--I love old capitals, so good for them for rebuilding the beauty. The scenery over the pass was so lush, though I am surprised at how long your train rides have been--clearly a long country.

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