Good Morning Ho Chi Minh June 28th 2009 Our bus journey to Ho Chi Minh was pretty uneventful. The guide man asked for our passports at the start of the trip, which we were a bit apprehensive about, but it worked out alright. Arrived in HCMC in the afternoon and were immediately taken to a hestel, which was nice and realy cheap for HCM but we wanted to have a look at one we'd seen on the net. It was a bit more expensive, but we went f ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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
My Name is Pete or as many of you will know me as, Chuff. I finished Uni and wasn't ready for heading straight to work so took a year out to try and figure out what I want to do after, AND, mainly to have some fun and see some new places!
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