Sprawled along the banks of the Red River, Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. Originally founded in 1010 by King Ly Thai To as Thang Long (city of ascending dragons), the city has since become a fascinating combination of East and West as strong Chinese and French influences have merged with the Vietnamese way.
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Hi all! We have made a brief stop at Halong Bay, sailed around some big limestone rocks, wandered through a huge cave (very pretty) and cannoed through gaps in the rocks into the middle of some of the limstone formations. It was all very pretty. From there we travelled back to Hanoi (the city in the bend ...
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