Hot and sweaty in the Mekong Delta March 11th 2012 This is kind of out of order but i'm trying to keep all the Saigon stuff together!
11 – 13th March Mekong Delta Trip
This was a 2 night 3 day trip exploring around the rivers and towns of the Mekong Delta in the southern tip of Vietnam.
The bus we were on contained a mixture of people doing 1, 2 and 3 day trips so I guess we should have realised at that point it was going ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta 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
Hi after years of hoping, dreaming and wishing we are taking 2 years out to go backpacking round the world from the end of july and can't wait!
It's now May 2013 so I reckoned i better update this as we are now only 3 days away from the end of our travels!!. Only managed 22 months as we decided we needed somewhere to live when we got back after all, but still not a bad stint. At this moment i can't sum it all up, there have been so many amazing experiences, sights and encounters along the way, i think i need to stop to let it all sink in.
However I was so looking forward to getting hom... full info