Camellia Hue Hotel
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... day we spent at the beach all day... Such a nice beach, was unbelievably beautiful. We hired the lady bikes again for the day to get to the beach (such a good way of getting around) - they cost 20,000 dong per bike per day, roughly 60p! When we got back from the beach we brought some drinks and had a pool party at the hotel until about 9:30 which was great. Then we went ...
... sweating profusely. Even the locals say they are struggling, although they do not seem to sweat and still wear jackets. As opposed to Ha Noi, the roads are wider, freer and traffic moves faster. The pavements are also empty and it is not clear if the people of Hue ever eat. Ha Noi is literally littered with people eating and drinking. We struggled to find anywhere reasonable to eat and ended up in a fast food place. I think not being able to read Vietnamese may not help in ...
... We cycled right into the centre of Hue, a modest city of 340,000 people and the capital of Vietnam from 1802 till Ho Chi Minh`s take over in 1945.
In the 1968 Tet Offensive there was fierce fighting here and many thousands were massacred.
Tomorrow we take the overnight train to Hanoi and go straight on to Ha Long Bay
We set off at 10 and drove back via Danang towards Hue. At Danang our guide asked if we would like to stop at the marble carving factory, Wow what a surprise we had in store, There really were the most amazing carvings and we did succumb and purchase a marble table for the garden in Pembroke. I was very taken by these fellows but dad said no I could not put them in the Paddock
I think that is a ...
... at a local family temple, where all the Brits were busy photographing the Frangipani trees, apparently a lot of them have never seen one before, whereas they're a dime a dozen in Australia. Then it was off to see the tomb of emperor tu duch which was another amazing 20acre garden filled with various old monuments. I really enjoyed all the history today and hue is less hectic and cleaner than Hanoi by a long way. Next stop was a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCamellia Hue Hotel
Great place, excellent service. My only complaint was the ashtrays in the reception area, inviting people to smoke. Completely inconsistent with the otherwise First Class atmosphere.
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