Progress, definate progress November 24th 2013 Arrived in Hanoi, so far so good. A touch pollluted but have enjoyed getting lost and consequently found again.
Keeping up with tradition of trips that have preceeded this one i have been trying to get my hands on a relatively/very cheap bike. Think i have succeeded but time will be a good judge on that point! I paid 3,000,000 dong for the bike but you can pay about halfish for a bike with one ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hai Phong » Cat Ba Island 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