Ho Chi Minh City and cruising along the Mekong Delta January 30th 2012 OK next entry, hey we are only 2 months and 2 weeks behind now.....maybe we will catch up at some point!!!
Another long bus journey, this time to Ho Chi Minh city (formerly known as Saigon), which is the capital. As we arrived closer to hcmc the rain started to come down and it looked as though it had been raining there all day. On the way our journey was hampered by a river runn ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » Cu Chi 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 are Katie Miller and Michael Kirby from Northampton England. We have packed up our day jobs in order to go travelling round (some of) the world. We will be starting our tavels on 12th September 2011 heading to Beijing. Following this we are planning on heading west and south across China before going to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand. Then flying to Austrailia and then New Zealand before we come home via San Fransico.
(PS. the "jeniuses" is ironic!!)... full info