Pink Ponchos & Purple Gumboots June 3rd 2012 Bree punching one in the face and almost kicking the same lady as she made a rapid descent down a muddy slope.
As fate would have it, out of 511 hotels available on agoda in Ha Noi, we chose the same as Dennis and Nicole who we said goodbye to in Hue. They happened to be planning the same as us, a trip to Sapa in North West Vietnam, with some quick rearranging of our accommodation ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Sapa 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
Late last year (2011) we had a brain explosion of an idea to quit our long-standing jobs (of 4 & 6 years) and pack up all of our belongings and store away in a shed for safe keepings whilst we travel the globe.
We plan on going through South East Asia, South America, Canada, New Zealand & road-tripping North America. We had very little time to plan the trip so we are literally taking things 1 day at a time. Our timeframe is non-existent although our insurance company will be chasing more money when our yearly cover runs out.
We departed ... full info