Good morning Vietnam!! May 23rd 2010 Leaving Savannakhet we head East to the Vietnam border at Dansavanh armed with a visa and a fist full of USD. The border crossing was comparatively straight forward and we eagerly enter Vietnam with high spirits and high expectations of this evocative country. The bus drops us off in Hue not long after dusk where we team up with an American couple to catch a cab and find a cheap guesthouse.
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Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué 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
Ness and I have always hungered to see the world but in our own separate lives circumstance has always prevented us for one reason or another. I mentioned to Ness one night in the pub that i planned to go traveling. Seeing an opportunity to fulfill her own dream she pledged to go with me. At this point, eye to eye, we realised nothing could stop us!
Ness is the perfect traveling companion for me, our souls sing a similar tune and we connect on many levels. I write this after being on the road for six weeks and not a cross word has passed between us. I am not sure how i would have fared at s... full info