11 Things You Might Not Know About Vietnam
Vietnam — if you’re a typical middle-class Western traveler, you probably know it’s the first stop on the Southeast Asian backpacking circuit. Maybe you’ve seen photos of its cities’ swarming motorbikes and their crazy cargo, or the tropical beaches that line much of the country’s 2,100 miles of coast, or the jungly mountains of the interior and their resident “hill tribes.”
Let’s step away from those images for a moment and look at some facts and figures you probably don’t know about Vietnam.
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