Phew - Hoi An, A Welcome Escape. October 18th 2014 After two weeks of travelling, mostly in cities, it was so refreshing to arrive in Hoi An, a small coastal city surrounded by lots of open countryside. The gateway was Da Nang, Vietnam's fourth largest city. From there it was only a 30 ish minutes taxi ride.
Our base has been The Ancient Village Resort Hotel. Whilst the village might be ancient, the hotel was not. Just a couple of years o ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Da Nang 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
We spend summers and winters working seasonal jobs, mostly in beautiful mountainous locations. October and November is our family/friend/holiday time. We aim to undertake at least one adventurous trip in the time.... full info