From Ho Chi Minh City to Hi Chi Minh Himself! June 17th 2012 Just as we were taking the decision to leave Vietnam, a good friend moved to Hanoi. Isn't that just typical! Still, we couldn't move on without seeing her so we arranged with work to have a Friday afternoon off and fly with VietJet Airfrom Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.
We were surprised to learn that it takes 2 hours - in that time ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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
Russ and Trish are still in Spain 4 years on and loving it!
Take a look at www.anythingbutpaella.com to see more about what we have been doing there.
Wow, it's this long since we left the UK to change our lives!
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
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