Phong Nha Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPhong Nha Hotel Dong Hoi
The farmstay is situated at an amazing location next to rice fields...the general environment is laid back and relaxing..beds are clean and it also has a swimming pool...it is run by a friendly australian guy, Ben. Do take his tours as it will be the most non-traditional and exciting tour.
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... life here. My favorite part of the day is still the 5 pm “traffic jam” of water buffalo and herds of cows making their way home. Especially when there’s little calves running amok within the crowd.
I think back to some random quote or instagram meme I’ve seen before that says, Live a life that would make your 8-yr-old-self proud. Um, my 8-yr-old-self would LOVE my life. Minus the bugs. If you thought ...
... joined some Vietnamese students for a drink who were practicing their English speaking skills. Today we were picked up by the bus to go to the Phong Nha cave which we explored by boat as the largest underground river flows through the cave. We think this cave was the best of the two and Kat got very snap happy with the camera so expect lots of photos!! We are now having dinner waiting for another dreaded night bus to take us to Hanoi. Thanks for reading! Loz and Kat ...
... to play in the streets, high five, and learn my name. I taught them how to hold my hand as I twirled them around in circles in their little dresses. I played a game with two little boys as we rolled a tire back and forth across the street, and we giggled uncontrollably. I learned the value of slowing down, and taking the time to walk home instead of motor biking or even bike riding.
I considered how lucky my friend is to not be more seriously injured, ...
... spider", meanwhile I'm all like, "WTF", and he's like, "They're friendly!", and I'm like, "That thing doesn't look friendly, it looks terrifying", to which he goes, "They aren't poisonous. I used to eat them when I was a child."
Um, we did not have the same childhood my friend.
Between giant "friendly Vietnamese house spiders", and leeches galore in the jungle this ...
Villages and more villages
Distance: 170 km
Duration: 5 hours
I started the day with fried beef noodles (mi xao bo) in the cafe on 5th floor of my hotel. In Vietnam if you order fruit juice, the will serve it with ice and extra sugar. But I must say this morning it tasted so well, that I had to order one more orange juice (nuoc ep cam). I left before 9 with bag wrapped in plastic, as the clouds over the hills looked rainy. Everybody ...