Messing around on the Delta... March 25th 2009 Our journey from Cambodia to Vietnam has gone down as being one of the nicest, hassle free border crossings to date.. long may they continue! We'd settled on a bus/boat transfer as we'd read that this was the nicest way to do it and for just $9 each you can't beat that. We jumped on the bus outside our guesthouse at 7am, travelled for around an hour to the river, hopped on a boat and enjoyed a 2 ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong 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
Back in 2008 we took 21 months off work, rented out the house, found a foster home for Stuart (cat!) and ventured out to the big wide world. We saw as many places as we could fit in in the time we were on the road and returned home in February 2010 after a truly life changing and eye opening journey.
Our adventure lasted... 615 days!
After our return we fell into the routine of life back in the UK but have always planned to get back out there as soon as we could. It took a bit longer than we'd hoped but we did squeeze in getting married and a few holidays ... full info