2nd week in Vietnam- Hoi An August 8th 2007 After a hectic week travelling between Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa, Mike and I decided to have some rest in the beautiful old colonial town of Hoi An.
We spent 6 days there: getting clothes tailored (Mike is now really looking forward to his first day at work in his bran new tailored suit!), cruising around islands, bamboo bridges and the countryside in a rented motorbike (easy rider style!), chil ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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
Mike and I are leaving from Paris on the 2nd April 2007 for a 5 months world tour.
The plan is to spend 3 months in South America, visiting Brazil, Argentina, Chili and Bolivia
Then to fly up to San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver in July.
and to finish with Vietnam and Bangkok in August.... full info