VIETNAM SOUTH TO NORTH December 26th 2009 These are my pictures of Vietnam from coming from South East of the Country to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) and moving up along the East Coast to Hanoi, the capital in the North and the heading West to Laos. ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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 started travelling around South East Asia on the 9th October 2009, having left Jersey in the Channel Islands (UK) on 8th October '09.
I Arrived in Bangkok and was there for a few days before heading for Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos on a GAP Tour called the IndoChina Discovery Tour. This lasted 30 days.
I have since been to Patong Bay, Phuket. Koh Phangan and Koh Samui.
I am now in Sydney for Christmas and New Year. I then head to Alice Springs to visit Ayres Rock for a few days, followed by flying to Cairns to start the Oz Experience, taking 2 months to travel from Cairns to Melbourne. Wher... full info