Halong Hidden Charm
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Got up @ 07h30 to rent a bicycle and went for a ride outside of Cat Ba town, heading towards a path that goes generally along the water. Along the way however I came across the Minh Chau cave. As I had yet to see one here, and having decided after hearing many people talk about the Hospital Cave as being a war history lesson, mostly made of concrete, I would skip it altogether. So for 30,000 Dung, I was ended a flashlight by one of the two ladies ...
... t continue refilling the plates with the food in the middle, which was sort of annoying. I guess it makes sense that they don't actually have an unlimited number of eggs for the guests, but they did promise us lunch at 11, which was slightly earlier than the day before, when we had eaten at close to 1 pm after a 7 am breakfast and then again a 6:45 pm dinner, with the result being that we were all extremely hungry when the meals finally came out.
... Luckily the people I got the bus with who were on another boat docked right next to my boat in the evening so we were able to share boats and I had a lovely bunch of people to drink and share travel experiences with.
Halong Bay is beautiful, I felt so relaxed and sat on the top deck under the sun all by myself and enjoyed the setting. We visited a cave which was quite commercial but still very beautiful to visit. At 4pm we docked and I went Kayaking by ...
... and of course Ness' favourite - spring rolls!!
With bellies nicely full, everyone went up to the top deck to enjoy the incredible scenery as we entered the bay and hit the first huge limestone karsts jutting out of the sea. The bay was covered in a slight foggy haze which created a bit of atmosphere as we sailed past the rocks.
After some time cruising merrily along through ...
... realised we were on the wrong boat. It looked quite old, certainly not the Castaway one we were sold! I had paid $90 for my 2day/1night trip, most others paid $155 for the 3day/2night trip. The tour guide argued that we were and refused to turn back... So we decided to suck it up & make do. After lunch, the boat took us to a small bay, where we went swimming for around an hour. It had a nice beach so I enjoyed it. Next stop was a random bay and time for kayaking. We had ...