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Coracles on the Beach  
   

Coracles on the Beach

Rounded coracles line the beach at Mui Ne. © L. Birch 2007
Up The Pacific Coast

February 6th 2007
The sun came up shortly after 6am and most mornings we were up with it, wandering along the beach as the fishing boats came in to offload the night's catch. It was one of the simple joys of staying in Mui Ne, a place many travellers overlooked, prefering instead the glitzy, high rise attractions of Nha Trang - 300kms further up the coast. Round coracles and the bigger squid boats would be out ... 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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