Vietnamese Martyrs' Cemetery November 19th 2011 Vietnam has had a torrid history of invasion, occupation and liberation. I'm not getting at the Americans here. France, Japan, China and Cambodia have all been involved in terrible things in this country. In the UK we honour our war dead with cenotaphs and war graves in cemeteries and here it is no different, but not many people seem to be aware of the martyrs' cemeteries dotted around Vie ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Binh Duong » Thu Dau Mot 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
Russ and Trish are trying something new - Spain! And 18 months on we are still here!
Take a look at Mataroaming to see more about what we are doing locally.
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
Our previous Travels
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