Bro&Sis Hotel - Hang Bun
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
... with a days supply of market vegetables behind.
Our train tickets arrived by post right on time and we ventured to the station. We sat for several hours in highly humid conditions amongst hundreds of locals so it was a relief when the train arrived and we had our own cabin. The cabin had two triple bunks which folded up during daylight hours to provide two bench seats. They were classed as hard sleepers as opposed to soft sleepers which are presumably more ...
... and printing evidence, and now she was telling me that I wouldn't be able to get a visa on time for no reason.
Eventually though, I kind of managed to wear her down. She agreed to discuss my application with her manager and told me to come back on Monday to hear whether an express visa would be possible after all. I estimated it to be a long shot, the way she was sighing and gesturing, but a long shot was still a shot.
... spent a couple of hrs eating tea and in the bar before heading for the train station to catch the 9.50pm Orient Express to Sapa. Sleeping in a 4 bed cabin with soft mattresses, excellent company Ronit & Uzi Bramson from Israel, he originated from Poland and her from Yemin. Good nights sleep woke just in time for planned arrival at 6.25am but 2 hrs delayed for some reason, so arrived about 9am to a valley covered in mist or more likely ...
... that is well reknowned and walk around the lake til 5. People are selling tet items and tet trees everywhere, it's a festival of orange, red and pink. The streets are even more dangerous to cross than in China, there's motorbikes everywhere, honks and shouts. The bikeand motorbike lane is not separated from the car lane like in China so it's all messier, but it feels like Asia, far from the order ...
... Thankfully it wasn't. It was in fact a very charming temple with various courtyards providing an air of tranquillity in an otherwise hectic city environment.
My walking tour, which had looked so small on the map, actually turned out to be far too long. We soon called it quits and headed for a cold beer and street food. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility