Only a few days to go now before Jonny and I are off on our big SE Asian adventure! Hopefully I'll be able to keep you all up to date on here with where I am and what we get up to!
The general plan once we get to Hanoi, Vietnam is to work our way south down the coast to Ho Chi Minh City. Then heading north into Cambodia to Phnom Penh and up to Angkor Wat. Next its into Laos and working our way up to Vientiane and north to Luang Prabang. From here it's off to country number 4 ... Thailand. Heading first to the northern town of Chiang Mai and then down to Bangkok. Then continu... full info
The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc...more info