Con Dao - October 30th 2007 Hello!
Well, despite numerous warnings about the place (formerly best known as prison camp hellhole) I arrived in Con Dao. The 50 minute flight whisked me over the Mekong Delta and into the heart of the South China Sea for a glorious week. I stayed in a comfortable but good value villa with great sea views at the Con Dao Resort just west of the main town. This meant that I was able to enjoy the ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ba Ria - Vung Tau » Con Dao 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
Ok, so we're not really traveling at the moment. We're back in Edinburgh.
From 2005-2008 we were in Asia and based in Vietnam for over two years of the time. There were plenty of side-trips from Ho Chi Minh to neighbouring cities and countries.
P L E A S E T A K E A L O O K !
We've passed through India, Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, China, and of course Vietnam on our travels.
To quote the Mighty Boosh:
"If I see a ... full info