Rainy Hue to Saturday Night Hoi An fever....by the Hai Van Pass in the clouds... April 12th 2015 Our train from Hanoi took 12 hours to reach Hue...and we arrived on time! I've been on many night trains from Saigon to Nha Trang in the last century...yes, that's like 15 years ago! Smile! So I was pretty happy to discover that the 4 sleepers carriages have been fully renovated. Nice!
Hue has the reputation to be a pretty cloudy place, with a lot of rain....well, we had one of those morni ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế 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
This blog is just short of 10 years old. We have now move to South Africa.
Why South Africa? Simple, great wine, great food, great golf and even more amazing diving! I will for once continue to blog from time to time about home. After all, this is just my fourth continent after having grow up in Europe, lived in Asia for twenty years, and even spent a full year living the life of Buenos Aires.
Come to visit....there is so much to do here! ... full info