McKays Motorbike Misadventure!! November 1st 2009 Its been a few days since my last blog and I have been struggling to get some downtime where I am not completely exhausted to write the blog... In Hoi An despite my best intentions I think we spent more time IN tailor shops than out of them and definitely had our shares of hits and misses.... Before leaving the train in Danang we had met a couple from Melbourne, Rose and Kurt who were on their hon ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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
"What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds... When you're traveling, you are what you are, right there and then... People don't have your past to hold against you... There are no yesterdays on the road.."
NEXT TRIP: currently travelling through India for 7 weeks, dream trip for my 40th birthday!
Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things - air, sle... full info