Thuy Lam Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... where he just worked and also his 2 homes. We also saw the 3 cars that this man, who thought he lived a very simple life, used regularly.
From there we travelled to theTran Quoc Pagoda. This is a reconstructed building but is used by the followers of Confuscious for their worship. We were amused to see beer placed as gifts along with biscuits and tea. We also saw a Buddist supervising ...
... but it was still interesting to see and hear the differences. It seemed like they were struggling to just get the hang of the "jazz" musical form, it's chord progressions, improvisational lines and unique rhythms. It was pretty obvious that we weren’t in New Orleans anyway, nor could they even be compared to my kids’ Lewis Palmer High School Jazz Band! Those kids would have blown the minds of this Vietnamese audience!
We went to the Ho ...
... that we had a walk through the old quarter with our guide and saw some amazing sights - fresh fruits alongside dead chickens and live fish. Coffee shops in doorways where customers squat on buffets drowning in exhaust fumes. Just about all shop trade is conducted on the pavement and I can't imagine what happens when it rains. An excellent five or six course lunch was had in the Movenpîck hotel before we set off again for a trip around the Hanoi Hilton ...
... gave the wrong address to the driver. Apparently, our hotel moved to a new location a few months ago. We had to walk with our backpacks for 20 minutes. The hotel was nice, but they didn't have internet! I had a small anxiety attack, but then decided we would stay there for just a night. We walked around the old quarter and had very nice rice pancakes with pork and chicken. The traffic is crazy in Hanoi! First of all, almost everybody is on a scooter, with the rest being tuc ...
... for some reason - it really got to me - seeing a child, so hungry, unable to reach his food and noone helping him - so I sat there with the baby and held the bottle for him for 30 minutes while he fed and I rubbed his belly and he grabbed my fingers and squeezed them - and THIS is why this place needs volunteers and more staff - the staff they have do not even have the time to hold a babies bottle so he can get the essentials - ...