Catba Island Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Halong Bay
... stalagmites hanging from the ceiling drip on you, so you better watch out. The second Light Cave took us into this large completely enclosed area, to which the only entrance was the cave. We saw several jellyfish here. I should say that we have seen many jellyfish in the last day and a half we have been on the bay, about dinner plate-sized ones, but the ones in this area were baby jellyfish, about the size of apples. This is the place where the jellyfish were ...
... of sweat I lost.
After crawling back down again, I was ready for a swim, so dove straight into the cooling sea. A nice refreshing dip, and a cornetto later, we headed back to the tandem, and back to mothership.
This quick drying off and changed was short lived, as we headed into another form of transportation;
We took a 1 hour, ...
... crevasses that would become filled by the sea. It's very difficult to explain what it's like here - I think it's one of this places you just have to visit. Our boat ride here just lasted for the day but you can have a boat ride that let's you sleep on the boat, which I think would be very cool. As well as the islands, you can also go into the caves at Halong bay, which are very ...
... an island, then relax on the beach.
Back onto the boat for dinner under the stars.
Kate had a rough night, didn't get much sleep.
Very basic breakfast, then cruising back to the wharf for lunch.
Bus back to Hanoi and out for dinner, again...
... slept on the junk last night, the room better than I expected. My room even had a balcony! Today, we climbed to the top of one peak, for a great view and then swam at a small beach at its foot. We are now headed back to Hanoi, where we'll catch an overnight train to Hue. I'll try to post this during our short time in Hanoi.
Quick aside: In Vietnam, burial is common, cremation rare. What they also do, however, at least in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet