Traditional water puppetry and a couple of temples June 30th 2012 What to do with your weekend as the wet season starts to get going? Generally we head into Saigon and see how it goes. We had a great time even though the heavens opened!
On the Saturday we decided to see some temples. It was a dry start to the day but we couldn't be bothered to walk as it was still quite hot. Instead we took a taxi which took us half way around the city at a massively infl ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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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