Messing Around With Boats July 16th 2008 WARNING: During this blog post you may experience excessive description and hyperbole of epic proportions. That was an example just then.
It's incredibly disconcerting swimming in the water at Ha Long Bay. It's very cloudy and incredibly deep. I innocently remarked to another passenger that it would be a great place to dump a body: no one would ever be able to find it. That got her a bit ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay 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
I'm a 19 year old guy on his gap year. I've been working at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 7 months and I've just spent 3 months travelling to India and South-East Asia. Unfortunately I have to go to university now, but Europe is next on the list! What's below are my posts about India, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
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