Learning to Shutup From a Veteran of Dien Bien Phu November 16th 2007 Meeting a Veteran of Điện Biên Phủ and Learning to Shut UP
This flight to Vietnam to Việt Nam was my worst ever. The main reason was I was packed to the gills with carry on. When you catch International Flights it seems you always have to walk a long way, most of the time you have to change terminals. I knew the best advice was to keep most of your stuff in your check in baggage. Bu ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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
This is my 12 visit to Vietnam
My current mission in Vietnam is going to the home villages of all my neices and nephews that have helped me in Vietnam
In 2005 I biked from Hanoi to Saigon. Probably the greatest trip I ever experienced.
I look forward to returning to Vietnam and enjoying the people and land of Vietnam.
I will be staying with my former Rotary Exchange Student Trang and her husband Huan and daughter Sarah.
I keep a bike at Trang's house and will be biking around Saigon on short trips.
The cover photo is me biking the Red River Islands near Hanoi.... full info