A river of perfume and how do you say "get a room" in Vietnamese? November 7th 2012 I transfer back to Hanoi and then its another nightbus to Hue. I arrive into a town soft and grey with drizzle at 6am in the morning - having been sardined into a slot the size of a baked bean can all night. Because of absolutely no preparation on my part i'm easy prey for a persistent man on a motorbike. Mr Thien gradually persuades me to part with 180,000 (just under a fiver) to take me arou ... 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
I´m 37 and have lived in London most of my life. I studied English at University and was an actress for a few years before moving into marketing - most recently working for Arsenal Football Club.
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