Hanoi Asia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
We had been worried about the possible cancellation of our flight from Hong Kong to Hanoi in north Vietnam. Dave had commented the night before, that he wasn't sure, whether or not,it may be cancelled, due to the typhoon in the Hong Kong area being a category 8.
A category 8 typhoon is quite a serious weather condition, as all buildings are …
... the same time. Our guides were a boy called Gabe and a girl (whose name I missed). They were brilliant, they showed us the Ho Chi Minh complex and explained some of the strange abstract art, they explained about some of the history and we both felt pleased we had done some reading and were able to ask some intelligent questions. After the Ho Chi Minh complex we went to the “Hanoi Hilton” better known as “Hoa Lo Prison” where they have a museum showing ...
... by the lake. At 8 we are waiting in front of the closed travel agency, but we still have to wait 40mn for the bus to finally arrive.
After 45minutes we arrive to the usual mid-way pause, where the bus stops you at shops for 10minutes and you just walk around, get a coffee and satisfy your bladder. Charming I know. Then another hour of bus and we finally get there, where we are put into boats like the nice tourist cattle that we are, and then we start going in the river. ...
Lao airlines very nice, 70minute flight, they manage a sandwich box and a beer. Have pre booked a hotel through hostel bookers and airport pick up. Hotel rebranding, good offer at £11 including breakfast. Taxi there to meet us, whisked away to the Jasmine Garden right in the old quater, nice room, air conditioning and tele. Of course straight out for a walk. Guide book enthuses on the variety and quality of the street food. First impressions aren't good. Boiled chickens ...
... you can buy bloody Lipton LEMON ICE TEA BLOODY SACHETS FOR ABOUT TWO *******N DOLLARS PER SIXTEEN!!!! I was the bloody happiest *******n person alive! Boyd - What an amazing, crazy, chaotic, enticing place, definitely exceeded my expectations. The traffic chaos is entertainment in itself. The Ho Chi Minh museum blew me away. What an amazing visionary. Why the hell the Americans ever went to war here is beyond belief!! It certainly is incredibly enlightening ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking