From Danang to the DMZ April 8th 2009 We caught an overnight sleeper bus to Hoi An.
Unfortunately when we got on we were at the back next to three English lads from Coventry. I initially asked them if they were from Essex or something and i'm not sure how that went down but it pretty much killed any more conversation. Anyway there were 5 seats along the backand the 3 of them were sprawled all over. When any girls got on they ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Da Nang 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
We are Gareth and Melissa - two twentysomethings (for at least a few more months) who are taking a three month sabbatical from the following:
- Bad weather
- Credit crunch
- North east
- Reality TV shows
We have been married a few years now and as anyone who knows us will testify, we are fond of the old holidays.
To that end, we will be embarking on a tour of SE Asia beginning mid Feb 2009 and we reckon we will be visiting Thailand, Malaysian Borneo, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
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