From Island Hopping to Long Bus Rides... November 21st 2009 For our final day in Vietnam, we chose to join a day tour of the Mekong River Delta - namely, a small town called "My Tho," and two islands, Phoenix and Unicorn Islands. Our trip commenced with a two-hour bus ride south of Saigon, along the way stopping at what has to be the world's loveliest "rest stop," complete with botanical gardens and tiki huts! Jeremy got what he thought was a grape Fanta ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Tien Giang » My Tho 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
Greetings!! To our readers who followed our trip across Asia and New Zealand last year, we have another one planned out - granted, not quite as exotic! We are waving goodbye to our tropical home and taking up residence in Vail, Colorado for the next six months. Hope you enjoy our blog and please feel free to leave questions and comments...we'd love to hear from you!!
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dre... full info