Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam! December 9th 2011 Arrived Friday night to Ho chi Minh city (after nearly boarding a plane in Kuala Lumper to Singapore....whoops!) and Neil had a sign waiting for me and airport transfers from our hotel. Lovely - especially after my first long overseas flight. HCM is FULL to the brim with bi-cylists and scooters. Drivers have one hand on their mobile phones to their ears and the other on the car horn. It's nuts ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1 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
After 4 and a bit years of teaching Junior Schoool Music at The Cathedral School in Townsville, while also salsa/samba dancing and horse riding in my "spare" time, I have made the decision to send all of my belongings back home to the farm, (thanks Mum and Dad) and become "homeless" (cue Paul Simon music)!
My plan was to travel for 12 months through Europe, study fashion design and live in florence and work in Italy while learning the language. As any traveller knows, plans change...and so have mine, many times. I have done things I had never dreamt of, and a few things I had. I am now on... full info