Motos rule! February 23rd 2007 - Sorry, we thought you were going to arrive yesterday. We were waiting for you, said the very friendly receptionist at Yellow House Hotel (YHH) in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC, Saigon from now on).
- Now we're fully booked.
What a nightmare, arriving in a new country, late at night, with nowhere to stay!
- Wait, she said, I'll make a phone call.
- The hotel next door have a room for you, do ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta 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
An initial 10 min chat about a long weekend in New York quickly turned into a decision to do a full loop around the world. A month of frantic planning and booking tickets and we were on our way with an itinerary covering 10 countries, with at least one stop on each contitent, except Antarctis, over 4.5 months.... full info