Halong Bay and Farewell to Tour Group September 27th 2014 Last night we were on our boat on Halong Bay and I didn't do a blog entry, so I have a couple of days to update now. Yesterday morning after breakfast we met the group at 8:15 to board our mini bus for Halong Bay. We left our luggage in storage and brought an overnight bag with us. It was about a 4 hour drive, including a stop at a small family run ceramics factory, which was interesting to see. W ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay 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
Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. - Miriam Beard.
We are Lori and Susan - welcome to our Waddads Travel blogs! We are from New Westminster, BC, Canada, and we both love to travel. Our travels so far have taken us to the US, Mexico, Cuba, Turkey, London, Bangkok, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Paris, and Ireland. We look forward to many more trips, and the opportunity to experience new countries and to meet new people along the way. We hope you enjoy travelling with us!
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