The Scoop From Northern Vietnam February 16th 2009 Greetings!
Here's the rundown on our time in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam, before we crossed the border into southwestern China late last week.
When we arrived in Hanoi, the city was immersed in Tet New Year preparations. We spent most of our time in Old Town, where traffic in the already narrow, scooter-choked alleys was regularly brought to a standstill by Tet shoppers cruising the storef ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Sapa 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
After both spending four years at law jobs in the States, we decided to pick up and travel around the world last October in search of adventure and whatever else comes our way. We plan to be abroad until summer of 2009. If you want to subscribe to this blog, you can click on the blue "Subscribe" button below, and you'll get an email when we post something new.
We've decided to divide the labor on this blog. Eric (Jub) will do most of the writing and Anna will handle the pictures and editing. Please drop us a line if you have ideas or tips for us as we travel along. We love hearing fro... full info