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We noticed as we travelled from the airport to the old quarter that many of the buildings were 3 or 4 stories high and very, very narrow. We found this to be the case all over Northern Vietnam.
Vietnam, Halong Bay, DaNang, Hoi An

April 19th 2016
It was our spring break at KAS, so we decided to visit the Northern and Central areas of Vietnam. We arrived Saturday morning at the Vietnam Airlines counter and discovered that we had been upgraded to First Class. What a great way to start a holiday! We were greeted in at the airport in Hanoi by a representative of Galaxy Cruise Lines and whisked to our hotel, The Silk Palace, in the old quart ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay

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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