Village Life in Vietnam November 19th 2011 Our last week in Vietnam was very memorable. After Jeff and Lucas returned from their adventures to the central part of the country, we all went to our friend's small village about 2 hours east of Hanoi. Yen was a student studying English at Thai Nguyen University 8 years ago when I was teaching there. We became very close to her and now we call her our "niece". After her degree, she got m ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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
In 2003-05 my family and I went to Vietnam where we worked and lived for 2 years. We fell in love with Asia and now 6 years later we're embarking on a one year adventure. We're leaving Canada in September 2011. This blog contains our travel stories, photos and some advice on budget travel with teenagers.
We're going to start our adventure in Borneo, then onto Peninsular Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia. We don't have a fixed itinerary and we are totally open to following adventures and experiences that come our way.
Our family consists of one traveling mom (Kevi), one advent... full info