Vietnam highlights, HaLong Bay August 22nd 2011 I know it has been a while and i have flown through Vietnam, everyday there was something to do and then once we were done with the days activities it was back on a night bus. I have now become 1 of 6 we all met up on the overnight bus from Kunming to the border and we have just stuck together ever since.
So I will keep all this very brief, first stop was Hanoi and HaLong Bay, we ended up on a ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » An Giang » Chau Doc 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
For anyone who dipped in and out of my first blog, thanks for following it but now it is time to start a fresh with a different site and a new blog and of course more travels.
The story so far, 6 months ago I decided to jack the job in and follow my dreams and travel the world, (well have a damn good go at it anyway). Since December 1st last year my whole life and belongings fitted in a 60 litre backpack and it will be the same for the next 6 months until November 27th.
So far I managed to visit 7 countries in South America and in that time covered endless miles on ferries, planes, trains... full info