Northern Vietnam : one of the highlights of my time in Asia! March 14th 2019 After a couple of days in central Vietnam, I took a night bus from Phong Nha to Hanoi. This would be the base of my travels in Northern Vietnam : Ha Giang and Castaways.
I arrived there on Tuesday, March 5th, at 4:30AM and I shared a grab with Kurtis from Australia and with another guy to my hostel, VBH. Fortunately they always have some nice comfortable sofas somewhere and so I got anothe ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast 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’m Bianca Mertens and I come from the German speaking part of Belgium. I just finished my PhD in historical linguistics of Romance languages and now I’m dedicating my life to the things I’m most passionate about: discovering the world, meeting new people, getting to know their culture and volunteering.
Right now, I’m travelling around the world and I would be very happy if you would join me on my journey!
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