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Travel Blogs from Cat Ba
... a bonfire on the beach in the evening after going for the a meal for Flossis birthday. She got a free dessert once we said it was her birthday! Then this morning we got up for a boat tour of the bay at 8am which involved kayaking through caves and swimming and a yummy lunch. The boat stopped near a cliff for people to cliff jump if they wanted , the guide climbed up a vertical cliff face ...
... of the sea. We went in to Ha Long Bay next, but a quieter part that isn’t full with all the tourists from Halong City. We spent around 90 minutes kayaking through tunnels and into hidden pools. One of the tunnels had a big "Danger – No Entry" sign at the front, but that didn’t stop our guide. It was a long tunnel and pitch black – our feeble head torch didn’t really help and we got stuck against the wall at one point. Back on the ...
... great view of cat Ba.
We are hoping for a nice sunny day, but dont get one. We are up early to do the baot tour to Ha Long Bay. We leave at 8am and its not long before we are motoring very slowly past the floating fishing villages. Its not long before we are surrounded by the Islets(small island) of Ha Long Bay. What an amazing place. Our boat stops and we are going to kayak into some lagoons. There are 12 of us on the boat, but only 10 of us ...
... to their cabins for a nap. This didn't last long as Tom, the cruise host, went knocking on the cabins to get people up and ready for a visit to a floating fishing village and pearl farm. we saw how the fishermen and their families lived. These people had previously lived in the cave we had dined in last night. We also saw how oysters were farmed and pearls cultured.We were taken around the area in a small boat paddled by a ...
... into traditional bamboo fishing boats. There's six to a boat and here they row, usually standing, facing forward pushing, rather than pulling, on the oars. They can even do this siting down using their feet to push the oars! It's a gentle, quiet experience with just the flop slopping noise from the paddles as they dip in and out of the water. It's quite spectacular and from our new low viewpoint everything seems much bigger. I'm surprised ...
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