I'm dreaming of a white Christmas December 25th 2008 Merry Christmas from Vietnam
Hope all your holidays are jolly and your days are merry and bright.
Our second Christmas in the tropics and it's no less weird. It's not that cold, there is definitely no snow, the kids are at school....
But the Muppets Christmas carol is on the tv and I think Santa Claus the movie is on later....
Kate and Kris
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hai Phong 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
It started in November 2006, when we quit our jobs, rented out our house, sold our belongings and set off in search of adventure in South East Asia.
Backpacking around SE Asia followed, along with working with elephants in Pattaya, a TEFL course in Thailand, teaching in Bangkok, Madrid, Bournemouth....
"Where next?" you might ask.
Well, the pull of the East was too great, so we hot-footed back to Thailand, and then onto Vietnam.
We spent a year teaching in a language centre in Haiphong in the North of Vietnam. Then we went searching for the bright lights o... full info