Hue, Home of the Citadel March 25th 2012 We have been in Hue for 3 days now, it’s midway between Saigon our starting place and Hanoi out last destination.
Hue’s main attraction is the Citadel, the imperial city on the northern bank of the Song Huong River.
The Emperor’s official functions were carried out in the imperial enclosure.
Within the enclosure is the ‘ Forbidden Purple City which was reserved for the private lif ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué 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