Sojourning with Cyclos in Saigon... March 26th 2009 ...Crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels... and Cruising on the Mekong Delta...
Saigon is home to about 6 million people and what seemed like 20 million motorbikes. It’s a bit of an assault on the senses after the quiet of country Vietnam.
Our train arrived in Saigon at the ungodly hour of 4:30am, and while we waited for our rooms, we wandered down to the local park to watch Tai Chi being practi ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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
This blog documents the feeding of our travel addiction - one country at a time. Travel is an essential part of our lives...and even though we have many loves in our lives, I don't think I would be far wrong in saying that we are never happier than when throwing ourselves into a new adventure and experiencing new cultures. The more we travel, the more we see; and the more we see, the more we understand that we know so little - which is a brilliant thing. That's why we will continue to travel until our addiction wanes, which definitely won't be in this lifetime!
Rat... full info