Excuse me, err... Miss? SAIGON!! October 16th 2011 T – Dalat takes about four to five hours to get to by bus, somewhat longer than the three hours most Nha Trang tour agencies lure you in with, but you do arrive. Dalat is meant to be a really interesting hilltop town loved by honeymooners and famed for French-colonial villas etc. Lush mountains, waterfalls, birds in the trees, herds of wilder beast… have you read this before? It’s abo ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1 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
256 days later... …And we’re back. We sold everything (almost) and backpacked our way around: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Chile, Bolivia and Peru! A road well-travelled - an enjoyable road. This was a blog written for our friends and family, but everyone’s welcome to read along! We hope you enjoy it.
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