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Sunset on Foo Kwok  
   

Sunset on Foo Kwok

Such a pretty place, I did not want to go home
I Know the Sun Must Set to Rise

May 1st 2016
I’m not very good at keeping secrets. Case in point, I was visiting my friend in Phnom Penh when she told me about this obscure little island off the Cambodian coast owned by the Vietnamese. I realize now she may have accidentally volunteered this information after becoming fed up listening to me moan about returning to soggy Canada. “Mate! Phu Quoc is what Thailand was thirty years ago!! ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Phú Quốc

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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