Beep Beep, Get Out My Way! (with photos) November 24th 2010 As promised we have now put photo on as we're back in Bangkok and faster internet.
We are now in Hanoi, Vietnam. I was warned about the mopeds here but never dreamed it could be this crazy!!! 5 million mopeds wherever you look and then more behind waiting to mow you down. The only way to cross the road is to just go, walk slow and hope they steer around you which miraculously they seem to!Not t ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast 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
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1971. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info