Dalat March 7th 2012 Last night I slept with a blanket over me for the first time in seven weeks.
We are in Dalat up in the Central Highlands of Vietnam and although it’s still warm during the day by about 5pm the temperature dips and by bedtime it’s positively cold! Probably 15 degrees. (well it feels cold to me!)
The drive here yesterday was along steep winding roads that snaked their way up the mount ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat 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 both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1972. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info