Can Tho & The Floating Markets March 4th 2015 My pickup on Tuesday morning was right on time, at 7.30am. I ordered breakfast at the hotel at 6.30, then waited over half an hour to receive one lonely banana crepe and a cup of Lipton tea. Certainly not worth the wait, but what can I expect for AUD$2.20?
Much to my surprise the bus left on time as well, we pulled out ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Can Tho 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
After months of research, the itinerary is set in stone and I am on the verge of departure for my second trip to India, this time with my sister Ginny. This isn't an organised tour, I have created our itinerary myself, visiting twelve fascinating destinations including Hampi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Orchha, and Khajuraho. We fly into Hyderabad in central Southern India and depart from Amritsar in the North. In between we'll have 35 days to enjoy all the colour and chaos India has to offer. We'll be sleeping on overnight trains, enjoying the luxury of travelling with private drivers for two section... full info