Cám ơn Hue and goodbye Vietnam May 9th 2012 Time to say goodbye. As so many times in the last years I will have to move on once more. This time my goodbye goes to Hue city, the former imperial capital of Vietnam where I have spent more than a year working for a local university.
When I first came here I did not know that my girlfriend (at the time working here) would have to leave soon for a PhD in Hong Kong and was quite suprised when s ... 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
Transcending my facticities:
Born in the middle of nowhere, surviving in Hong Kong, made tourism my PhD and way of life. Yes, a PhD in tourism actually exists! Firm believer that existence precedes essence.
Appreciate good gluten-free food (recently diagnosed with coeliac disease), a good book, a bad horror movie and a healthy dose of slam metal (not necessarily in this order). Dislike ignorance, salsa music, communism and cucumber (this order is flexible too).
"In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
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