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Travel Blogs from Hanoi
This christmas will be my second time in Hoi An to celebrate this
festive occasion. I was here last year and really had great time with
friends and we decided to come back Hoi An this christmas. We were
recommended by a friend of ours to take a festive cruise with Cinnamon
Cruises to have sunset and dinner in the Christmas style , …
... usually consist of finding a comfortable couch, Wifi and decent coffee and Sunday was no different. Our night bus was due at 6pm and with our bags safety stashed at our Guesthouse we headed back to Met Cafe. Emma rebooted her Arabic attempts after her conversation with Philip turned out to be a Saudi variation and not Egyptian. She's back at it, it's impressive.
Our research told us that the North Vietnamese were at least unfriendly, and aggressive in general. ...
... peasant girl that bore him a son. As a gesture of gratitude he constructed the pagoda in the middle of a lotus pond, similar to the one he saw the bodhisattva sitting in during his dream. When I read this story I felt that it personally spoke to me, and I wanted to find it. It was supposed to be a 25 minute walk away. But then the streets of Hanoi had other ideas for me. I walked and walked. I have been a massive fan of the GPS capabilities of google ...
... out like the museums.
Most hotels will have a map, but we loved using out Lonely Planet to suss out local bars and restaurants.
Our first stop was a wonder over to City View Cafe, where you can sit high over Hoan Kiem Lake. Deciding to eat local we ordered fresh spring rolls and deep fried Hanoi spring rolls... and thats where the obsession started. You can sit up here have a few ...