Hanoi Capital Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Today we are going to Jacks girlfriends Brothers house. He lives a good 10 min drive away in the middle of Hanoi, it takes me and Dom a while to find his. Crawling round Hanois back streets we finally found his house. He lives in a 4 story flatshare style house down a backstreet. It's really nice and he's a cool guy. He teaches English in Hanoi and told us where's good to ...
... a number of phtoshoots happening. We'd seen it before on our first night outside of a large (and rather expensive looking) department store - wedding photography. I found it interesting that our tradition of the brides wearing white had permeated the east in places like Vietnam. Accepting that there wasn't anything out there except from photo shoots for Asian brides, we headed back in land towards Hanoi centre where we begun a search for somewhere to eat. We hadn't ...
... and the UK with Emirates. Looking at the positives this does include our first flight on a Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' to Bangkok and then a few hours between flights to stretch our legs before catching an Airbus A380 (another first for us!!) from Bangkok and then a rather boring Boeing 777 on the final leg of this trip to BHX. Hopefully these will all be peaceful and quiet flights ahead of arrival into what will be a very cold Birmingham International Airport. Brrrrrrr.
... We were told that the North would be very different. The dialect is a little different, the people look a little different, and the customs are different. You can tell that they used to be two separate countries. We arrived to early to check into our hotel, so we went and had a traditional breakfast of Pho (beef noodle soup, see pic) at a restaurant that was on the 6th floor of a high rise. It overlooked a really nice park with a big lake. A great vantage point to observe ...
... hour the route to our hotel was unbelievably crammed with motor bikes, many carrying heaps of flowers to and from the flower market. Chinese New Year (TET) is taking place in just a few days so the flower market is exceedingly busy with vendors buying and selling for the holidays. Riding through this striking zone of Hanoi felt similar to night lighted timing on a camera – streaks and blurs of lights and glitz.