Travel Blogs from Hanoi
... me. Like A hot girl I'm trying to woo with my wonderful wit.
Upon exiting the museum I saw a scooter get wiped out by a car.
GAME OVER. MWAH HA HA HA HA.
Don't worry, the rider got up and walked away, but it emphasized just how bonkers the roads are in this place. I took extra care walking back to my hostel, stopping in a few souvenir shops on the way, dodging more ladies with baskets. The ladies with baskets kind of remind ...
... jungle and wait for the others to get to the top and get back. It wasn't an ideal spot though as once the group left Emma noticed all the funnel web spider webs completely surrounding the jungle floor!
After Emma and Klara had been waiting an hour, Thuy, one of the CSDS Vietnamese girls came and found us and brought us back down to the lake to wait for the others to get back for lunch. Sophie kept going with Lindsay, the main group had left us ...
... yes) and I'm running out of snacks. Really hoping we actually stop somewhere for lunch or this lack of food may become a problem. The other small issue is the hotter it's getting outside the hotter it's getting inside. Guess I'll just have to keep on sleeping. 12.20 - We've just got back on the bus after stopping for lunch at the least hygienic restaurant I've seen in a long time! Unfortunately it was eat there or don't eat so most of us had noodle soup. Fingers crossed nobody ...
... and bean sprouts... Unbelievable!! We ate on stainless steel tables and plastic benches. Very cheap meal (3$ each) that left us smiling and satisfied.
We we headed back to our hotel... Tomorrow we are going to Halong Bay on a one night cruise, our driver picks us up at 8am for a 4 hour journey, best end the night earlyish to be top shape for the ride:))
great Christmas that we will never forget:))))
... impossible and making it normal, kids calmly walking through dodging motorbikes, entire days and lives spent selling or cooking on busy sidewalks that are mainly used as motorbike parking lots and places of business, meaning pedestrians walk in the street with, you guessed it, motorbikes.
OK, I think you can see that Hanoi is wildly different from the life of Doranne and Wayne at home and likely your life too, but why ...
Other places to stay in Hanoi
1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Food and coffee terrible..stay elsewhere!
- Update or take the Sofitel sign down
- Agradable estancia
K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu Rd, Tay Ho District, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $95
- Nice hotel and staff
15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi | 5 star hotelfrom $179
- Lovely hotel, but noisy
- Fabulous hotel
- Fantastic experience
1A Nghi Tam, Tay Ho, Hanoi | 5 star hotelfrom $98
44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Great place to relax!
- Highly recommended
360 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi | 5 star hotelfrom $84
84 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $90
40 Cat Linh Street, Hanoi | 5 star hotelfrom $84
1 Le Thanh Tong St., Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $122
- Excellent experience
- Great location
- One of the best hotels that I have ever stayed in
96 To Ngoc Van Street, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $133
83A Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $99
49 Hai Ba Trung St, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $111
19 Pham Dinh Ho Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $61
6B Lang Ha Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi | 1 star hotelfrom $96
94 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi | 4 star hotelfrom $61
D8 Giang Vo, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $84
34 Lan Ong Str, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $14
19 Lang Ha Street, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $44
625 La Thanh Road, Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $32
8 Chua Boc Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi | 2 star hotelfrom $47
53 Hang Bun St., Ba Dinh Dis, Hanoi | 1 star hotelfrom $24
11 Ma May Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi | Hotelfrom $40
120 Quan Thanh Street, Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $52
45 Nguyen Truong to Street, Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $204
No 120 Quan Thanh Str , Hanoi | 3 star hotelfrom $41