Good Morning Vietnam! February 9th 2012 M - We arrived in Hanoi in the North which according to Kate is a bit of a foodies city. Well this was her excuse for spending several hours our last day in Bangkok on the internet researching Hanoi’s local specialties and looking for restaurants! I wasn’t exactly complaining as I am always the beneficiary of her research in this area. Let the eating begin!
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Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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 2 English citizens who live in California. After much planning and some angst we are taking a break from reality and taking a trip around the world. One car is sold and the house is rented but before kicking off in Central America in mid June we are driving through Oregon to visit friends in Seattle, taking a quick trip to see family in S Carolina and then we are off!
434 days on the road and now we are home!
Use the links below to see maps of Our Trip Route to Date and Our Original Plan/Intended Route.
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