Halong Bay, Vietnam February 26th 2010 Welcome to Vietnam. 27 hours on a bus from Vietianne in Laos and a 5 hour wait at the border in order to get here but after Halong Bay it all seems worth while.
On route we are told about Vietnam's history and bits from our guide, Nam. As this is not a lesson I will outline only the most interesting sections and I won't even mention the war.
1. Corruption in Vietnam is so rife that ALL jo ... read more