Catba Island Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... It becomes quite apparent that tea is a drink that unites; funnily enough one of the most used sayings in the north is "No Tea, No Talk". An hour with this fine gentleman had us understand the truth behind Vietnamese traditions and the importance of families. A 6 metre wide family tree, certificates of age achievements and photo after photo of family members are just a sample of this. In each Vietnamese home and most buildings, will stand an alter, to offer respect to ...
... keep their balance. On the side of the roads there are cows grazing (or sometimes they venture into the road!) , stern looking police pulling over vehicles and people selling all different items of food. Before we left the UK I learnt the word for dog meat as I knew it was eaten out here and wanted to avoid it. I'm sorry to say that 'thit cho' is widely available in cafes along the side of the road as I have seen it advertised so many times as we were driving. ...
... company support 6 families who run an organic farm that produces most of what we consume on board. It's a hive of industry with a new crop of rice being planted by folk knee deep in water. While in another field a farmer is shouting at his water buffalo to encourage it to pull the heavy wooden plough through huge clods of earth.We walk around the various crops having varieties explained. I ask about a small brick built box about the size ...
... they are certainly one of my amazing memories. After an early breakfast we visited a series of caves which 'Peter' (his English name), our guide informed us includes visits to three caves. The first is 'beautiful, the second more beautiful and the third more more beautiful.' I have found some of our guides in Vietnam prone to exaggeration so had visions of the caves being tiny little things not worthy of such praise however on this occasion Peter was absolutely ...
... a few I realised that she had never seen Frozen (OMG) so I put that on for us and we crawled into bed watching it on my laptop. Afterwards we turned off the lights and headed to sleep, feeling the boat move around only slightly. The next morning we awoke checking the weather outside, still grey, still raining and yes still miserable. Heading upstairs for breakfast we looked around us and noticed there were quite a few other boats around us who had moored in the same area ...