Novotel Ha Long Bay
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- Swimming pool
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Up promptly to get to the airport for a flight to Hanoi. Then onto a coach for the 60 mile trip to Halong Bay. 60 miles which took about 3 hours driving time. The traffic is terrible, although there are much fewer motorbikes. But the traffic is dense, and everyone travels slowly, which is good in a way as they can safely avoid accidents, even when …
... rolling some rice paper for spring rolls. While they cooked we learned that their was a cocktail happy hour - which I took it as an opportunity to try a Singapore Sling. It was fine and has lots various ingredients in it. As expected, dinner was good and consisted of multiple courses. Suddenly the lights went out and a rousing version of happy birthday was in full swing - it was the lady from Malaysia's birthday. The kids eyed the huge cake as ...
... her camera with her and we've got some amazing pics (even with me shrieking at her to steer as we headed towards a rock or a boat!). After a fairly graceful dismount (ok there was no grace involved but we didn't fall in!!) it was a quick change then back out to explore another island. This island had 450 steps up to a view point where you could see the sun just starting to set over the islands. At that point I was quite grateful that my lift breaks so regularly in my flat ...
... was done in hard class, although we had padded seats, for the two and a quarter hour journey to the coast. Despite there being just four passengers in the coach (and six staff) we were greeted by loud thumping dance tracks being played over the speaker system. Why? Because this is Vietnam!
Getting a taxi at Haiphong was initially an issue as we skirted past the waiting throng of MaiLinh divers (as they ...
Halong Bay, one of the most beautiful places in the world. It's a World Heritage Site and listed as one of the 7 wonders of the world. Now, I can knock that off my list. There are more than 3000 islands in the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. We booked a 3 day two night boat trip (one night stay on the boat and the 2nd night in a private island bungalow. It’s a ...