Joy Journey Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... t the best. The room should have been a four bed dorm, not a six. Also, this is the first time I have a dorm room with a ensuite bathroom. I rather prefer the hostels with common bathrooms outside the room. Anyway, it was a little awkward, with two people in a room and who have not even introduced themselves. But I did try to make conversation and she seemed really not receptive to it. Whatever. Well, I did the usual thing I do when I reach a new place. Open the Lonely Planet ...
... are 'fascinating'. I might suggest their is some political bias in the interpretations but I could be wrong.
Phil has called time out on Vietnamese food after nine nights and we ate at The Moose and Roo Bar & Grill. I am surprised he had waited this long. It's owned by an Aussie and a Canadian.
I took a bag of laundry across the street this morning. She told me it might not be back tonight if it rains again, which it did. She said maybe tomorrow by 9am. When I ...
... and it’s even better that it was all within walking distance of our hotel. We definitely got our exercise – hit a few rain showers now and then – but it surely didn’t slow us down any. I think I could actually live in Hanoi – IF it wasn’t so dang far away from the U.S. … so ….don’t panic (or perhaps celebrate) kids and friends…it’s NOT in the plan, as of yet anyway.
Love to all and see you again soon!
... pay their respects. After a few more life-in-my-own-hands street crossings, I made my way to the Tran Quoc Pagoda. Originally built in the sixth century, this Pagoda has been visited by many great Buddhist monks over the centuries. In 1959, the President of India presented a Bodhi tree taken from the original ancient one where Buddha had been sitting to practice Zhenjiang and teach enlightenment, and it was planted in the courtyard and continues to grow today. The Pagoda ...
... to the hostel though I noticed that the yogurt wasn't sealed anymore so I had to forego it. Oh well. Hanoi is so interesting because, despite the fact that there are generous sidewalks everywhere, you basically have to walk in the street. There are bikes parked in the sidewalk pretty much everywhere, and where there aren't, there are people sitting on the little stools eating.
That's was my fairly uneventful day, now off to write up some older blogs.