Vietnam's Central Highlands February 17th 2012 Last time we were in Vietnam, we missed the Central Highlands, so we were glad to make the trip this time. The highlands are in the west of the country, right along the Cambodian border. For several reasons, mostly political, the government requires that tourists travel with both a permit and a guide – and you can’t have the same guide for the whole trip.
We had a VERY pl ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Kon Tum 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
Tom and I are retired and live in the mountains of east Tennessee. This spring (2012), we're returning to Vietnam and China and (new to Sandy) traveling in Japan. Tulip the Dog is staying/sleeping with friends in middle Tennessee. ... full info