An underground undercover weekend July 28th 2007 Saturday 28th July
This morning started off with some bad news from Uyen - his motor bike had broken down but "everything OK - it will be fixed". He came over from DaNang last night and stayed with his relatives before picking me up this morning. So we went to An Lo and waited for his bike to be fixed and we then set off heading north out of Hue. We travelled to Dong Ha via Highway 1 - a very bu ... 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
I am a "young" traveller from just outside of Canberra, the capital of Australia and have just recently retired. For the past several years I wanted to do some volunteer work in orphanages in Vietnam and this "dream" came true for me in 2006 and I returned again in 2007 to Vietnam and Thailand. It was a very rewarding and enriching time of my life. I enjoy travelling and have been to Fiji, China twice, New Zealand three times, some parts of America, Cambodia and Laos.
Hoped I could do some more volunteering work but would you believe another two accidents so 2011 and 2012 have been very cha... full info