Whatcha gonna do with all these junks.... July 2nd 2007 The weather had turned from hot to hot and wet in our last two days in Hanoi and so we were rightly worried about whether our decision to do a two day tour of Halong Bay with a night staying on a Chinese junk boat was such a good idea. We had spent two days looking for a reputable and non-fake tour company in Hanoi to book the trip with and found one which didn't have one hundred alias' or duplica ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay 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
We saved for 3 years and then went Hoff to travel the world. Chris Columbus and Magellan eat your heart out...do you reckon other people will have already discovered the places we are going to? You bet!
Neil, originally from Hartlepool, UK and Donna, originally from the Wirral, UK have known each other for 19 years. We bought a house, got cushy jobs in Nottingham and always had a passion to travel and see what more was out there in the big wide world (sounds corny or what?). The opportunity came when we were both made redundant and given nice r... full info