"It floats with water and flies with wind..." December 8th 2011 A H'mong Riddle: It has wings but no bone, it floats with water and flies with wind...?
After journeying by boat, bus and train from Vietnam’s natural wonder we arrived twenty hours later at Lao Cai in the North Mountains, close to the border with China. It was sometime around 5am and we were no longer mentally-equipped to deal with the customary interaction with local “entrepreneurs”. ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Bac Ha 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
We are Amy and Chris and as you may have gathered from reading our blog we are currently making our way around the world on this long anticipated trip!
This trip has been in the planning for years now; it's our passion, our obsession, and the source of endless worry for our poor parents. It's influenced our lives from the books we read to the genre of films we watch, it's inspired language courses and beard growth (Amy and Chris respectively), and has replaced conventional pillow talk with the "Where will we go?" game.
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