Hanoi Capital Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... asking if you want to buy anything and interestingly they usually focussed on the men rather than the women. This took us up to lunch time and it was off to a really yummy Vietnamese food stall/ restaurant – interestingly it was owned by a Frenchman who fell in love with the place and started it up.
After lunch we were off on an adventure, yes we were about to put our lives in the hands of a rickshaw driver. These people are amongst the lowest paid people, so ...
... t have to worry about breakages. Banh mi for lunch again at the Banh Mi Tuckshop overlooking the Cathedral - again yummmmmm! We kept wandering and found a gorgeous clan house opposite the hotel which we had overlooked then adjourned to Le Pub for a beer & to watch the passing traffic - this time at ground level. Pre dinner we wandered up another unexplored street to Mao's Little Red ...
... br> Back to home for me, and tomorrow to do it all over!
I spend this day also exploring, though a bit more lazily as I've seen most of which I would like... I enjoy a more modern cafè, a delish bahn mi sandwich and a stroll through the city.
Again I go out with Tuyet, she takes me this time to another street vendor where we sit on the famous small, plastic bar stools and eat vietnamese style dim sum - yum!
Then to a little ...
... which is where the scholars were chosen and then educated who were going to assist and advise the King in the running of the country. On to visit Ho Chi Minhs presidential palace set in parkland next to a lake and then the One Pillar pagoda. As it was a Monday many of the museums were shut but we were taken to the Hanoi Hilton Hotel a jail named by the American Vietnamese war veterans. John McCain who campaigned for presidency ...
... are rowed around the village. We take the tender again to visit Tien Ong cave before going back to the Violet. Late afternoon we have some fun on the boat at a cookery class which involves the guests making fresh spring rolls. Vietnamese take this very seriously and there is an art to it. All in all I was quite proud of my effort. We go up to the sun deck to watch the sunset with a Gin and Tonic. We are sitting with the German couple who as ...