Here's a pic of our large hotel room on 3rd floor of the HS. Not the fanciest, but clean and roomy with a/c. We managed to get the net hooked up in the room for about 30 cents an hour, so it became Jo's office away from home.
Leaving Hanoi for now June 1st 2006 The last few days we spent in Hanoi included a trip to see the Thang Long water puppet theatre just on the edge of Hoan Kiem Lake and around the corner from our hotel. I’d seen the show before and knew the kids would like it. Will was especially thrilled with some of the animal puppets. Viv thought it was just “ok”. The puppeteers are behind a screen working the puppets in front. The w ... 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
I'm from St. Louis,on the Mississippi River, in the heart of the US. My family, wife Jo, daughter Vivian, and son Will, love to travel. Internationally, it's usually to Southeast Asia. It's been a while since we last posted to our blog, but more trips are coming soon.... full info