Hanoi Boutique Hotel 2
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
... areas behind a large rock and a bit further along we saw a lady squat down and urinate behind a bench. There were public toilets so not sure what that is all about! The lake was beautiful and we walked right around it, before wandering back into the mad streets! We decided that we didnt really like Hanoi, its not our kind of place! So we wanted to get out quite quickly, we knew that we had to go to Halong Bay so hit up the tour offices to find a good deal. After ...
... Hanoi where a home and a work place are provided for 20 people including disabled people and poor women. In many cases their families cannot afford to raise or educate them.
Volunteer will be arranged in the home-stay with a local family. A big room will be enough for 10 volunteers per rooms. If any requirement for private rooms, you need inform ...
So we didn't really want to get any more overnight trains after the last journey but the quickest and most common way to reach Sapa is by train. The train journey between Hanoi and Sapa is a little different to other trains as they have 'tourist' carriages. The main difference to the government trains being cleaner cabins and clean sheets! For this privilege you pay a premium. So we were excited that for the first time we were going to be on a train with fellow tourists and it was ...
It's the constant hum of motorbikes that I'm loving. Petrol bikes. In China, the scooters are all electric, and so quiet. We are staying at Senses Hotel in the Old Quarter, the touristy spot, and it is so lovely to not have everyone staring at you constantly. They are used to strange looking people here, and so just go about their day. We wandered around the Old Quarter in the morning enjoying the hustle and bustle, and getting lost - so easy to do here. Good ...
... within the grounds. The main attraction is the architecture of all the buildings and the grand gateways. It was a beautiful place with a 'lake of clarity' in it and well tended gardens. The buildings are so old and have the traditional pointy curled cornered roofs. In the temple part, it dawned on us that the Vietnamese aren't Buddhists. We had assumed that most of south east Asia is Buddhist and when we realised the statutes people were praying to weren't Buddha, it ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet