Disconcerting start to Phu Quoc January 18th 2018 Sitting in the departure area at the domestic terminal in Saigon feeling a bit whaaaaaat just happened, and why was it OK! The morning started OK, a late dash to breakfast as for once we were sort of asleep, arrived too late for fried rice but just in front of the large Chinese group who decimated what was left. No pho today either, very disappointed in that. We paid our bill, converted from dolla ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Phú Quốc 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
Lucky to travel for half of the year, both for work and pleasure. SE Asia is always my first choice for pleasure and for work? Happy to go wherever I’m sent, usually to Spain and Italy. Nowhere is boring. There are always people to meet and new places to explore. And books to read.....
PS No idea why my photo is sideways......... full info