VIETNAM: (12/05)-#4 Hoian and Back December 27th 2005 Hello All,
Well the highlight of the last few days was talking to my family on the holidays. Technology is amazing. These emails alone are cool, but being able to talk through the internet (for less than $1USD for five minutes) was quite a treat. Fortunately I awoke early on the 26th and was able to place calls beginning at 7:00 am...2pm USA west coast time. I was on my third and final call, w ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast 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 am a High School U.S. History teacher who loves to travel. Whether by myself or with friends and family, travel unlocks my understanding of the world and the people in it. I have also found it teaches me a whole lot about me.
I hope you enjoy reading about my travels to Vietnam in 2005,
Myanmar, Thailand, the UAR, and Europe in 2007,
Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Korea in 2010
And the southern/middle part of the United States in 2011.
Feel free to share your comments and ideas.
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