Vietnam so far March 13th 2010 Hello all, Stu and I are still in Vietnam - story so far....
We got a gruelling 12 hour bus from Siem Reap, Cambodia, over to Ho Chi Minh City (formally, and still know to southern Vietnamese as Siagon).
Ho Chi Minh is absolutely hectic and sooo busy 24 hours none stop, I've never seen so many mopeds/motorbikes in one place at one time. It took us literally about 10 minutes to pluck up the cour ... 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 decided to take some time off from the work and pursue a lifelong dream to travel. Starting in Thailand and then plan to do as much of South East Asia as possible. This is my travel journal. ... full info