#15-NORTH VIETNAM HOLIDAY October 3rd 2008 #15-NORTH VIETNAM HOLIDAY
I left Korea 28th September 2008, for a quick holiday in North Vietnam before going home. I was unsure if I would be ready for it or not, since I knew it would be more intense than Korea. I also only planned to spend my ‘laid-back’ two weeks(?) around the north of Vietnam only. I would like to see the other areas further south during other future ‘winter vacations ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta 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
FROM CHINA TO KOREA
I have recently returned from two trips to China teaching English and I am about to start teaching again; this time in South Korea. I love travel, especially in Asia and by working there, feel I experience the country more than by just passing thru it.
My previous travels before China were 15 months in North America and Europe in 1975-76 and many South East Asian countries in 1980-81 for another 9 months. After almost another quarter of a century living in Australia, I got the travel bug once again.
This time I decided to do it slightly differently by working. I hear... full info