SAIGON October 14th 2009 Saigon City was a really hectic city, and in many ways it was how we'd both imagined it would be. It seemed a contrasting mix of old and new, ladies in traditional Vietnamese hats selling things on bikes, and ultra modern glass buildings. We found at first the people to be less friendly than Cambodia, but still in most cases extremely polite. We had to work really hard in oder to get conversati ... 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
Hi there, we are Rob and Suez from Blackpool, North West England, UK.
From the 2nd June 2009 we're off on a bit of an adventure consisting of 2 months in India then 4 months round South East Asia.
We've been on a few mini adventures before but nothing quite as big as this! Our general idea is to meet a lot of people, see a lot of things and take as many pics as possible.
We'll try to keep you updated with our latest stories and pics, if you have any messages or travelling tips don't be afraid to get in touch.
Adios Amigos!... full info