Back to the Grind - Sightseeing In Saigon February 25th 2012 Standing on the sidewalk in the massive maze of downtown Saigon, we strapped our packs on and started walking. We had only the faintest idea of where we were, but seeing as how a minivan had shuttled us from where the intercity bus had left us to somewhere closer to downtown, we made the assumption that we must be near our desired destination. If that doesn't make a lot of sense to you on read ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
We hope you all enjoy it.... full info