Cu Chi tunnels, taxis and blingy lights February 15th 2013 Went to the Park Hyatt fancypants martini bar for cocktails in rush hour. Actually in the bar it definitely was not - people obviously had other plans for Valentines Day. Arrived in state of cardiac arrest after a taxi ride round Ben Thanh market roundabout. Tried not to shriek. Went to check out the P H pool. Pics on tripadvisor looked great, and Lonely Planet said that you can pay to use it for ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » Cu Chi 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
Lucky to travel for half of the year, both for work and pleasure. SE Asia is always my first choice for pleasure and for work? Happy to go wherever I’m sent, usually to Spain and Italy. Nowhere is boring. There are always people to meet and new places to explore. And books to read.....
PS No idea why my photo is sideways......... full info