Xin Chao, Hanoi! May 26th 2022 I (Nathan) write this first post from a mildewy stayover we had to find in Sa Pa at 4am. Bonus: we took the night bus an hour in the wrong direction. Chalk that up to miscommunication, but its a cool misty area in the mountains at the gateway to many hill tribe communities, which is why we're here. I digress. This post is about Hanoi.
The endeavor that began on 25 May at 12:05 pm in Dallas ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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
After getting hitched on the river in Gruene, TX we thought, what better way to relax than to take a 24 hour flight itinerary to the opposite side of the planet. See ya, credit card bills!!! We'll do our best to provide the vital info as we go about best practices to make the most of your time, and maybe not your money, since we're only in Vietnam for just over 2 weeks.... full info