'ON THE WAY TO VIETNAM March 17th 2012 I'm off to Vietnam for the 10th, 11th or 12th time. I need to get out my old passports and see how many visa's I have bought. I don't know if you really need a reason to go to Vietnam. The food is good; the climate is good, and the people are just great. I feel at home in Vietnam, and the main reason for that is the people.
My adventure started 12 March and my friend, Charles Sherma ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District Two 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
This is my 12 visit to Vietnam
My current mission in Vietnam is going to the home villages of all my neices and nephews that have helped me in Vietnam
In 2005 I biked from Hanoi to Saigon. Probably the greatest trip I ever experienced.
I look forward to returning to Vietnam and enjoying the people and land of Vietnam.
I will be staying with my former Rotary Exchange Student Trang and her husband Huan and daughter Sarah.
I keep a bike at Trang's house and will be biking around Saigon on short trips.
The cover photo is me biking the Red River Islands near Hanoi.... full info