Australia…the first 3/4 up the west coast and back down

Australia…the first 3/4 up the west coast and back down

I knew after Vietnam culture/food/business shock…that camping in Western Australia would be more our speed (don’t get me wrong I really loved Vietnam….and look forward to returning (I think Rich is planning a trip with Larry and Ev?!)) . My summary...
Australian Aboriginals

Australian Aboriginals

Australian Aboriginals   I read two articles on Canadian aboriginals and I will compare Canadian to Australian aboriginals. Reading the article on Charlie Wenjack I felt sad. It was a tragedy. I wonder if this same tragedy happened in the Aussies history.  Let’s...
If I Was…

If I Was…

(Preamble by mom!) When you travel for many many hours in the HOT sun and driving in the camper….with NOTHING around….you make up new word games. The road to Canarvon – 120km with 16 vehicles (cars/campers/vans etc) and 6 road trains ….. One...
My GOSH…the drive to Mai Chau

My GOSH…the drive to Mai Chau

I’m leaving most of Mai Chau and Hanoi revisited to Rich…. BUT…. I put enough of my “9 lives” on the line….(not to mention the children’s) …..sent prayerful messages to whoever would listen…. …..gritted my teeth …..closed my eyes …..and looked to my family for...
Meandering Around in Mai Chau, and then Heading Back to Hanoi

Meandering Around in Mai Chau, and then Heading Back to Hanoi

It was very sad to pack up our gear and head out from our home stay at An Phu in Ninh Binh, and take off as we had had such an amazing experience staying in the Ninh Bing area and staying in this little village with Luong and his family. Honestly, the Ninh Binh area...