A Very Early Morning Arrival in Hanoi June 15th 2016 Our night bus arrived in Hanoi 3 am and this time the driver didn't let us sleep in the bus until sunrise, as he had no where that he was allowed to park so we all had to disembark.
We all cringed at each other at the thought of having to wander the streets at such an early hour.
It had actually been a very pleasant trip. A clean bus and not at all busy. Everyone on the bus was really friendly ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi 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
Satisfying the strong spirit of carefree adventure that initially brought us together.
We were backpackers when we met and we have never really got it out of our system, so we travel and we travel cheaply so that we can do it in preference to working and for as long and as often as possible.
Exploring and embracing new experiences and feeling excitement at leaving behind a "normal life".
You won't find us queueing up at any of the Disneyland style tourist attractions we like seeing how others live and embracing the authenticity of people and places.
Life is way too short and a moment lo... full info