Duc Thai Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
Before I go into the story of how we were cheated and confused by our resident hotel owners, I'll first talk about Hanoi. We stayed in the Old Quarter, practically where everyone stays largely because everything is either in or around the old quarter. It's a tightly packed district that's always teeming with cars and motorbikes as they race around …
... the day / night I wasn’t my normal self. I had severe concussion and headaches beyond belief. But being the idiot I am I tried to power through. So I went wakeboarding. My first time off of a back of a boat and OMG it was such fun. Heel side and toe side turns, jumping over the wake It felt amazing and to be doing it in such an amazing location felt surreal. Later on into the night more drinking games started. I actually took 5 pro plus just to give me the energy to get involved ...
So we have been back in the capital Hanoi just sight seeing and walking around the area. We went to a little nicer place to stay for 2 nights just to relax some. Still was cheap but a little better. We went to the Ho Chi Minh complex today. A museum and mosoleum dedicated to Ho Chi Minh was there along with a botanical gardens. The mosoleum holds his body which they embalmed and ...
... and emitting a cacophony of horn beeps. A veritable assault on the senses.
After trying to cross the road for several minutes we learnt out first lesson in Vietnam by watching a local lady: wait for the traffic to thin enough for them to have manoeuvre room and step out. By keeping to a steady pace and bearing the traffic seamlessly passed around us.
We saw Hoan Kiem Lake and nearby the ...
Hello, After a gruelling 30 hour bus journey from Laos, we eventually arrived in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi. We immediately noticed that it reminded us slightly of Delhi in India. Busy, lots of motorcyles, traffic and noise. It was cleaner though. We also didn't see any poverty which was nice. The city had a great feel and everyone was friendly. Down every street was stalls selling a variety of ...
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