Hanoi and Halong Bay November 21st 2017 After a flight to Hanoi we spent our last few days on the go from morning till night.... we were getting used to this lifestyle. The streets of Hanoi bustled with millions of motor cycles weaving in amongst the cars,busses and trucks .... and using our new skills of road crossing we ventured out to see the street life. There were the very many street food stalls with clients sitting round on their ... read more
Asia » Vietnam 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
Keeping this travel blog enables me to reflect and record my journeys as well as communicate with my family and friends.
I shouldn't be amazed me that complete strangers in this travel community will want to read about what I am up to as they are a great bunch of folk.
I have swapped my home and hospitality for many years now and always I have met such wonderful open, generous and friendly people. Travelling alone lots of the time I am never lonely ..there is always the travelblog to keep me company.
Planning for future trips and onwards now. Don't let the grass grow under you feet.
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