Vietnamese Life

Vietnamese Life The best time to experience Vietnamese life was to get up early and have a stroll around the local markets.  There is a real buzz in the hustle and bustle of the narrow streets and pavement vendors.  These local markets are a daily occurrence and the fresh produce gets recycled regularly.  When walking…

My Son Vietnam

My Son Vietnam My Son, situated about an hours drive inland fro Hoi An was the ancient capitol of the Champa Dynasty.  It is a large complex of religious brick built ancient ruins dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva.  Unfortunately most of the temples were obliterated by US carpet bombing during the Vietnam War, many…

Hoi An

Hoi An Central Vietnam About 30 to 40 minutes South of Da Nang is the beautiful town of Hoi An, a Unesco World Heritage Site.  Once known as Faifa, Hoi An was the commercial capitol of the Cham kingdom which controlled the Spice trade with Indonesia between the 7th and 10th centuries.  The Old Town…