VIETNAM: (12/05)--#5...Final days in Nam December 29th 2005 Hi all,
Well, this is it...the final chapter of my first (and hopefully not last) visit to Vietnam. As it goes now, I am emailing from a Kiosk in Narita, Japan killing time on my eight hour layover. I left Vietnam at around midnight on December 30th and will be arriving in LAX at 7:30 AM on December 30th.
The last two day in Vietnam were, once again, unique and special. On December 28th, C ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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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