TravelPod Member ReviewsJysk Hotel Hanoi
Really noisy Streets and not so clean rooms. To the Price, much more is better!
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... visit, the travel guides mentioning chaos and loads of tourists...it
turns out to be absolutely wonderful! Yes, there are tourists, but
everyone is so quiet, enjoying the boat trip. The little boat follow
each other between the cliffs, under the cliffs through kind of caves.
It is actually so well organised and pretty, feels like being in a
Disneyworld attraction! It's 2 persons per boat and the instead of
rowing with their arms they row with their legs, ...
... sums it up. And to think that we thought Ho Chi Minh City was crazy. HCMC was a picnic in the park in comparison.
All around us there is a hive of activity. It’s never too early or late to see locals sitting on plastic stools at street stalls noisily slurping bowls of Pho, smoking tobacco from bamboo bongs, picking their teeth with toothpicks, drinking ice coffee, Red Bull or Bia (beer) whilst having animated conversations. Just as common is the sight of men sleeping ...
... a water puppet show. This is exactly what it sounds like – 10 or so puppeteers stand behind a bamboo curtain in waist-deep water and perform a puppet show to a theatre full of tourists. It lasted about 50 minutes and was quite fun in parts, although I’m not sure how much longer I could have managed. Apparently the show is quite famous and has toured the world...!
The next morning we went to Sapa and got wet, before returning to ...
... Bahn Mi 25 (recommended by Anthony Bourdain). We had many tasty Vietnamese subs during our stay, and the bread was always fresh and crispy. You can get them absolutely everywhere from tiny stands on the sidewalk, and the result is usually good, or at least edible. Another wonderful experience was spending an afternoon on the side of the road at a tiny plastic table, enjoying beers and meeting new Australian friends. While we sat there, Dom was pestered time and ...
... the interior was stunning wood and viet themed. Service and food was delicious, we had vietnamese fried spring rolls (Nick is obsessed with these) and deep fried tofu with chilli and lemongrass, sea bass with a mango salsa and prawns in coconut juice with rice and beer. Another lovely meal! We are eating so well! Then we headed back to our suite with a solid nights sleep and had breakfast this morning (I braved the pho ga chicken noodle soup for breakfast like the locals ...