Finally Hanoi December 14th 2009 The way to Hanoi, for me, was all but easy. Let us say that, it was an adventurous trip from Laos to Vietnam. I set off, by night, from the crowded Luang Prabang bus station. I remember that, at the time to get on the bus, the driver let the local people to jump on, first, and keeping the westerner to wait until the bus was full, even though I had my ticket with assigned seat number. A bit discrim ... 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
I was born on September 12 1983 in an Italian town called Rimini, located in the Emilia-Romagna province along the northern east coast of the Adriatic sea.
I lived there for a few years up to the age of 7 and I then moved with my family to my mother native town Brescia, where I grew up and spent my adolescence.
This idea about travelling around the world came up in 2006, a bit for the curiosity to see places that I watched on TV, when I was a child, and also with the goal to change lifestyle, to face new challenges, meeting and communicate with people of different cultures and learning t... full info