The High Life, pt.2 - Hanoi, Vietnam May 14th 2017 My time in Hanoi was spread out over four days in the span of a few weeks. In between Ninh Binh, Cat Ba Island, and Sapa I had come and gone from the capitol several times. As I mentioned earlier I based myself in The Hoan Kiem Lake District which borders the Old Quarter of the city. The Old quarter is a maze like neighborhood that I would get lost for hours in wandering the streets and looking at ... 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
My name is Travis. I am a 40 year old who has a terrible affliction called wanderlust. I've been planning, plotting, and scheming my way to finally fulfill and live my lifetime dream of wandering around the globe. As long as I can remember I've always been fascinated with other cultures and ways of life. I've always tried to imagine what it is like to be in exotic and foreign locales and to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes associated with them. My aim is to realize my dreams and make all of my aspirations come to fruition.
So I've taken an extended a... full info