"Sin chao" from vibrant Vietnam (1) October 30th 2008 “Sin chao” everyone (“Hello” in Vietnamese),
I’ve already been in Vietnam for a week now and everything is going fine! The good thing is that everything is cheap here. After I’ve been paying very high prices for everything in Australia, these low prices are a good relief. A couple of words to describe Vietnam the way I’ve seen it so far: “Cheap, chaotic, beautiful, charming”. ... 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
Bon Biní, Bienvenido, Welkom, Welcome, Benvenuto, Wilkommen!
I'm Elton, 32, from the island of Curaçao (Southern Caribbean) where I was born, raised and currently living. I grew up in a local neighbourhood just west of Otrobanda in Willemstad called "Charo". I speak Papiamentu, Dutch, Spanish, English, regular Italian and some German. Curaçao is a small but unique Island. It's not the typical Caribbean island with just sun and beaches. It has a rich and interesting history and culture. The capital, Willemstad, is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visit www.curacao.com for more informati... full info