From Hoi An on our Hway (Hue) North May 22nd 2012 Our bus ride to take us from Nha Trang to Hoi An was the worst we had endured yet. 11 hours on a night sleeper bus situated yet again on the back seat with Mark and 3 others. Hot and sweaty, trying to sleep with 4 bags on our legs. We both got about 1 hour sleep each. We arrived in Hoi An at 6:30am with a shuttle bus greeting us to take us to our hotel. With check-in not available for another 5 ho ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An 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
Late last year (2011) we had a brain explosion of an idea to quit our long-standing jobs (of 4 & 6 years) and pack up all of our belongings and store away in a shed for safe keepings whilst we travel the globe.
We plan on going through South East Asia, South America, Canada, New Zealand & road-tripping North America. We had very little time to plan the trip so we are literally taking things 1 day at a time. Our timeframe is non-existent although our insurance company will be chasing more money when our yearly cover runs out.
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