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    South East Asia Pearl 04.15.2009 DESTINATIONS
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    Starting off as a port on the Han River, Danang was under French control after Vietnam was conquered. When the American troops landed, they worked with the Saigon government to build the city into a military, political and cultural centre. Industries flourished, resulting in the substitution by industrial zones of handicraft workshops, but after the war, refugees fled in the thousands and production stalled. Today the city is a bustling hub with colourful markets, temples, shops and open-air fo...