Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh and Alice in Wonderland May 12th 2010 We arrived in Hanoi late in the evening and after locating a cheap guesthouse, having some dinner and paying a quick visit to the lake in the middle of Hanoi (in reality the visit seemed mostly to be spent avoiding being ran over by the millions of motorbikes on Hanoi’s roads,) after which we went for, what is quickly becoming our customary early night. This meant that we would be ready for an e ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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
So Tom and I are finally setting off on our round the world trip with a 26 hour flight to NZ tomorrow! In total we plan to spend 7 months visiting the following countries; New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Loas, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Nepal and India. Hope you enjoy reading!
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