Mekong - the longest river on the Indochina Peninsula, 4th in Asia and 9th in the world. It flows through China, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It joins the South China Sea with a wide delta of 58.5 thousand km². Partially marks the border of Laos with Thailand and Burma. The main tributaries are Mun, Nam Ou, Kong and Tônlé Sab. In the upper course, there are many waterfalls and rock steps. Larger cities on the...Read More
The best in Vietnam - Coffee Culture Think of coffee and you will probably think of Brazil, Colombia, or maybe Ethiopia. But the world's second-largest exporter today is Vietnam. The industry now employs about 2.6 million people, with beans grown on half a million smallholdings of two to three acres each. But let’s start from the beginning, When the Vietnam war ended in 1975, collectivizing agriculture proved to be a disaster, and economic policies (at...Read More
RECENT HISTORY In 1956, when The French High Command for Indochina was dissolved, Vietnam officially gained independence. The French forces had begun the process of withdrawal from the country two years earlier after losing a significant battle against The League for the Independence of Vietnam (Việt Minh), the organization that led the struggle for Vietnamese independence. 1954 Geneva Accords divided the country into two separate republics; the Republic of Vietnam (South) and the Democratic Republic...Read More
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