On The Road August 6th 2010 Well we did it. We finally got moving and it is great. We seem to have fixed Chuck's bike. We have been doing better now that we are doing most of the work ourselves. The mechanics in Vietnam are like the ones back home. They fix one thing and then the next day something else breaks.
We left Hanoi for the last time four days ago. We had one bad break down along the way that we could not fix an ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands 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