Death Jump April 1st 2015 Where to start. An exciting, beautiful, social, alcohol-soaked, turbulent, confusing, adrenaline-fuelled past few weeks.
Sapa was pretty but it was covered in thick cloud, preventing me from seeing very much. It was cold too. On clearer days you can observe stunning layered rice paddies amongst mountain scenery. I did get to see some of it on a trek I did which went through some local ethnic vi ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast 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