- a seaport in N Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin.
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In addition to Bangkok and the Thai beach resort of Pattaya, I went to Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Na Trang, and Haiphong.My Sex Research Trip to Asia
June 4, 2009
I suppose they have given him about fifteen pounds in Haiphong for that little lot.The Shadow-Line
Haiphong is an attractive town of some twenty thousand inhabitants, of whom perhaps one thousand are Europeans.
The working dress of Haiphong was full, long, square-cut trousers over which fell a sort of prolonged shirt slashed to the waist.
There is one through train daily each way between Haiphong and Yunnan-fu.
On our way to Haiphong the vessel stopped at the island of Hainan and anchored about three miles off the town of Hoi-hau.Camps and Trails in China
Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
- a port in N Vietnam, on the Red River delta: a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 817 000 (2005 est)