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Floating Village in Halong Bay

Here A Suit, There A Suit, Everywhere A Suit-Suit

February 25th 2007
We reached the Mecca of tailored clothes in the afternoon of February 22nd after an overnight train ride from Saigon. As some of you may know, I have greatly anticipated our stop here since I first heard of the small town on the Vietnamese coast where suits can be tailored, and shoes cobbled in the blink of an eye, and for a fraction of the cost! I heard many stories, over the years, of this mag ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An

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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