Hanoi Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Great service with really quick turn around for our filthy clothing from our travels.
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Today we visited the surprise cave discovered by the French in 1901. It was massive! 3 separate chambers full of stalagmites and stalagtites, really really cool! Took about an hour to walk through. Then back to the boat to pack up and have a cooking lesson. We learnt how to make spring rolls - was great fun and pretty easy too. In halong the government is moving all ...
... more of Hanoi's streets, each street seems to have a theme of what it sells, such as button street where they sell buttons, light street where they sell lights, there was even a street that sold Christmas decorations. Back at the hotel we were talked into booking a Halong Bay tour through them and then went to the "spa" down the road for a manicure and pedicure (for Kat and I) and back massage (for Matt). I say "spa" as it was really a few rooms above ...
... out all our luggage ON the bus instead of underneath so everyone is trying to climb all over that! Sam went all the way to the back and there was 3 seats all in a row we said we would rather chance someone else coming to sit with us, as we got free wifi on the bus so wanted to watch a film!! The bus pulled off and we thought we had gotten away with it!! 5 mins up the road the bus stops and we had....company, I must say was extremely cosy the three of us all snuggled ...
... to sit the royal exam, Dinh, held at court. At this exam, the King asked the questions, and ranked those who passed into different grades.
We then went on through the Gate of Great Synthesis (Dai Thanh) to the main Fourth Courtyard, presently filled with a school having their main school photo! Lots of noisy, excited children. The side gates were Golden Sound (Kim Thanh) and Jade Vibration (Ngoc Chan). Behind the children we went over the ...
... crawling and slipping on mud and rocks, to the big black hole at the back. I liked this cave much better than the one in Vietnam since it wasn't lit up with fake colourful lights. It was cool to turn off the head lamp and be in darkness and hear all the bats making noise.. Loved it. We had dinner at the only Irish bar in Laos, played a few games of pool before checking out the nightlife in off season ...