Hoi An, Vietnam: where slow paced living and fast paced motorbiking go hand-in-hand. July 26th 2012 Hoi An is a beautiful, slow-paced, beachy town filled with candle lantern, french architecture, rich food and soft white sand. It has such a relaxing, comfortable feel to it that it is easy to forget you are traveling and even easier to imagine never leaving. On our first day me and Nate decided to rent bicycles and cycle down to the beach (about 3 km away). It was so peaceful and beautiful. The s ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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
I am just a 22 year old law student from the US studying law and politics in Shanghai for a month before I bum around Southeast Asia for another month. These are the stories of my travels.
Here is a map of my travels to come:
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