Beautiful Tam Coc, cycling amongst rice fields and hills January 23rd 2018 We took the public bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, which took us about 2.30 hours. The bus was very full. Shaun ended up at the very front while Victor and I were at the very back. There was music and videos on a small screen... We were surprised (to say the least) to see that, on the screen were displayed pictures of naked women... We had never seen anything looking a lot like porn in a PUBLIC bus b ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Ninh Binh » Tam Coc 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
Who are we? / Qui sommes-nous?
I'm Laurine and I’m in charge of the writing! When I was 20, I decided to leave my native country, France, to live in England where I met the man of my life (he’s in charge of taking pictures!). His name is Shaun, he's English and he's always wanted to live life on the edge! So, we started planning the trip of our lives, quit our jobs and bought backpacks. This blog is intended for family and friends (hence the use of both French and English). I do apologise if all articles are not available in English, but our dear friend Google Translate... full info