Indochina 2012 (Vietnam and Cambodia) - Part 8 July 3rd 2012 After the rain last night, the temperature feels much cooler this morning. I get a convenience call from Vietnam Airlines to let me know that my early flight has been delayed an hour and a half due to technical difficulties, and enjoy a long and relaxing breakfast. At the check-in counter, I am asked if I’m fine with sitting in an exit row as they need somebody strong in case something happens: ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Tien Giang » My Tho 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
My name is Yves The Explorer and I have a passion for travel. I have been on each continent and have visited many many countries. I love exploring new sites and learning about new cultures. For my next trip, I have decided to write a blog (if I don't get too lazy) and tell you about my fantastic adventures in Southeast Asia, mainly Vietnam and Cambodia. So enjoy my blog and feel free to comment. Cheers!
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