Thuy Lam Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... reminds me of Delhi. People go every which way and everyone parks ON the sidewalks so you have to walk in the street with cars and motorcycles whizzing past you, inches from your body! Crossing the street? What? Did anyone’s mother tell you to look both ways? Not happening here. You just walk. The motorbikes whiz by you and swerve to avoid you. There are no red lights. You cross at the crosswalk, but what the hey. There’s a car and a bus? ...
... rice. After the 5th or 6th shot the language barrier gave way as the family taught us different versions of 'cheers' and laughed with us at our poor pronunciation (we'll never know what we were actually saying). Tummies full to the brim, our laughter gave way to exhaustion as the last of the liquor was polished off. We set off the next morning, after breakfast with the family, for our final day of hiking. Leaving the village behind us we reflected on the ...
... and there were the two bikes, two 110cc Honda Wins (the exact bike i was aiming to buy myself for the challenge). Now me and Liam has never driven a bike in our life, we had a shot on mopeds in Thailand but that was it, these bikes had gears the mopeds were automatic. We looked at them and they looked pretty clean, in good nick and they even had custom paint jobs so looked the business. We shook hands and got the bikes at a bargain price of £160.00 each and they even agreed ...
... turtle. After 10 years of warfare Le Loi led an uprising with this sword that succeeded in driving out the Chinese. Le Loi became a Emperor Le Thai Tho and returned the sword to the turtle who is said to guard it to this day. The turtle also has its own pagoda (Tortoise Tower - seriously that's it's name it just sounds prettier in Vietnamese!). Katie and I just started to walk around the lake when we got stopped by three students asking if we could do a tourism ...
... side streets are the perfect place to test if this theory works in Hanoi works as well. I am still here to tell the tale, somit seems to work. The scooters just drive around you. I was a hit more careful,with cars, and never crossed a street when a bus or lorry came - not worth to see if they break as well (they probably won't). Just hope that no tourist is driving a scooter!!!!
I made it in one piece to the market. It is actually a big wholesale indoor market, and not a place ...