Left delightful Vietnam and headed for Phnom Penh in Cambodia. For some reason experiencing a mix of emotions: nervous, apprehensive, excited. Even after 40 years of travelling it still stimulates the senses especially when the destination is new and carries such a checkered history. Visiting countries which, even within my lifetime, have been cut offContinue reading “Cambodia”
Difficult one….so second photo should help, where was I?
For the fourth time in Vietnam I have just been asked where I am from and on hearing Faragistan…er…. ‘England’ the immediate response is “lovely jubbly ”! Where do they get this from? Is Del Boy a Vietnamese superstar? Weird… My own attempts at the local lingo are abysmal for sure, but I don’t thinkContinue reading “Extras 2”
Left Hoi An and headed north to Danang. Small coastal city (only 1 million!) bang in the centre of Vietnam. Ex French colonial port, home to the Marble mountains which are limestone outcrops topped with pagodas often with hidden caves containing various Buddhist shrines…more of which later. Firstly the traffic system…I spent an hour inContinue reading “Danang”