If you go to Vietnam take a raincoat November 2nd 2012 From the highs of Sapa to the lows of Halong Bay we were now heading into the midlands of Vietnam, Hue (as we found out pronounced Hwey), Hoi An and then further south to Nha Trang. But since leaving Sapa the rains had started.
And once it starts raining in Vietnam it takes a long time to stop, in this case 5 days later and 600km further South it did eventually cease. So a note for anyone h ... 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
So Laura and I are about to set off on an around the world adventure on September 30th after both completing 3 years of university and cannot wait to see what comes our way. We have got our destinations planned out: - India, SE Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America all of which will be, fingers crossed, amazing. We will keep everyone up to date as much as we can, and if Facebook statuses are anything to go by then we may well have quite a few entries. ... full info