My adventures in Vietnam October 4th 2007 Hello to all interested and sundry parties and welcome to my inaugral travel blog on Vietnam! I am a new blogger as of tonight, so please bear with me as I recount some of the scetchier details (is that a word?) of the past 8 hazy days....
Ho Chi Mihn City, also called Saigon (officially changed about 30 yrs ago if my brief vietnamese history lesson serves me correctly?) was hectic. From the mo ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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... ... read more
Fast approaching, after 7 years into this blog,is the next trip coming up,
combining work and play.
Heading to Jordan for 9 days first up for an 'active' tour of the country, taking in the south and dead sea region, and north, military activity permitting.
I will then be transferring to Dubai on 26 October for 6 days of intensive education at the World Low back and Pelvic pain congress, to rub shoulders with some experts, enchant a rich Emirati at the gold market, and get as high as I can in one building.
I hit Japan on November 1st for one week thereafter, likely acting as languag... full info