Catba Island Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Thursday 11th- Sunday14th In Halong Bay there are literally 100s of cruises to choose from and I was a little worried we would end up with a boat full of middle aged Chinese tourists or doing shots out of people's bum holes (yep true story apparently). In the end we settled on a happy medium where we could enjoy the UNESCO listed natural beauty of the bay by day whilst still having a good time after the sun went down. On Thursday we were picked up by minivan to drive the 3 hours ...
... Bay ligt op 10 km/uur dus er is geen haast bij :-). Shortly after the 2 Israelis and the 8 Koreans leave the boat and we remain only with Claire and the crew. Once again we get served a wide range of food and float quietly back to Halong City. The maximum speed for boats in Halong Bay is 10 km/hour so there is no rush :-). We rijden nog een stukje mee met het busje van de tour en worden dan gedropt in Uong Bi, een klein stadje dat op een kruispunt van ...
... and lots of stir fried vegetables. The first stop was a huge natural cave in one of the many islands in Halong Bay, then we stopped at another spot to do some kayaking around the islands. The scenery was just beautiful. Vietnam just gets better and better. Once back on the boat there was time to relax before dinner. Dinner was another huge feast of lovely food and then most of the group spent the evening on the roof ...
... for 40 min for our shuttle back to Hanoi instead of the "20" frank said haha we have come to realize by now in the trip that his sense of time is off. Once the bus arrive, we got more claps for us to hurry up. This time he was angry! Pushed justin up the stairs of the bus then pushed me closer to my seat saying "hurry up sit down". Oh I turned around and give him a talking to! Now I really don't like him... And now were on our way back to Hanoi where we ...
... itself from behind the clouds and even the stars came out! This was literally THE perfect moment after a perfect day. A day that we had planned and looked forward to for many months. A day where everything just fell in to place and when it ended, felt like we were the only two people in the world. It may be that we never quite get another day quite as perfect as this but that doesn't matter as we'll always have Halong Bay.
Claire & Anthony