The American War April 9th 2007 "Do you mind if I sit here," I said. We were on a guided day tour to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), having left the town of Dong Ha a couple of hours earlier. "Not at all," the man said, his accent revealing to me that he was probably Canadian or northwest US. "So, what brings you here to Vietnam and the demilitarized zone," I said between mouthfuls of rice and fried chicken. The man looked at me. ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Quang Tri » Dong Ha 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
Welcome to my travel blog!
Recently, I travelled through Southeast Asia with my brother Remi (for his Norwegian MSN Space, click here). Starting in Singapore on 5 February 2007, we made our way through Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, before returning from Hong Kong on 13 March 2007.
Previously, my girlfriend, Helene, and I kept this blog for our travels to Africa and South America. From November 2005 to February 2006, we visited Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, sweet home Norway, Peru, and Ecuador, before returning to our place of... full info