Vietnam Beaches! February 10th 2012 After our dreary weather in Hanoi, our visit to Hoi An was welcome relief ushering in blue skies and gorgeous beaches. Hoi An is another UNESCO World Heritage City that sits at the foothills of the Vietnamese mountains about 4 kilometers from the Sea of China. Our original reason for visiting, the full moon festival, was only a small portion of the charm that Hoi An has to offer.
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Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Khanh Hoa » Nha Trang 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
My wife, Amy, and I have had a dream to spend an extended amount of time traveling around the world. After saving for years our dream became reality and we left our jobs in June of 2011. We spent the majority of July and August with family in northern Wisconsin and enjoyed everyday we could on Lake Superior. Our travels will start in Central America, move to India, and end in Southeast Asia. We have almost no itinerary. ... full info