Hanoi Astoria Hotel
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... see a Water Puppet show here in Hanoi (where this art form was created).... My reaction was naturally, errr what?! Sounds a bit strange. So I went and bought myself and some fellow backpackers our 100,000 VND/£3 tickets and got comfy in our front-row seats, ready for the show.... OH WOW. I was LOVING it within the first minute. Absolutely hilarious and so clever how the puppeteers (out of view) were controlling the puppets in the water in time with ...
... some arguing, the driver and his co driver 'made room' on the bus! Once we got on we realised they had made the locals move from their seats for the foreigners to have a seat! We didn't know this until they kept on doing it as the night went on. It is pretty sad how they do this, as the locals must get pretty ****** at us foreign people coming in taking over their seats.
We finally got to Hanoi in the morning after 10 hours on the bus, ...