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... natural landscapes, its tourism industry has totally exploited this and many of its sites are hard to enjoy with all of the shops, sellers, and hoards of foreign tourists. Hoi An, another UNESCO site I had visited in central Vietnam, definitely suffered from this: after the World Heritage designation, pretty much every building in the old quarter had been turned into a tourist shop. It was still a very cute town, but it doesn't seem like a Vietnamese city as much as a ...
... come now for the bus. We remained calm, finished eating and headed back to the hotel to grab our bags. In classic Asia style we waited on the side of the road for a while before being collected by a small bus which then took us to the sleeper bus. The sleeper bus was packed - it didn't look like we were going to be able to sit near each other initially. Luckily we found 2 seats - one of the bottom layer, one directly above it. ...
... the three guys who were our roommates. It turned out that they were all from York, going to All Saints School and two of them had graduated from University of Sheffield the same year as me! A pretty, outrageously ridiculous coincidence. We went out for tea and some beers with them, and happily slept straightaway after a busy day (hence the late blog!). I've tried to limit the number of pictures attached to the blog, with a hundred or so not making the final cut/still need to be ...
... islands, very romantic. Then comes along Halong Bays version of the corner shop, a lady in a boat full of food, drink etc. 'Do you want to buy something.....' I think if you do, she passes it up in a long handled fishing net. It was safe to say nobody bought anything from the poor dear. Dinner was upon us, with another variety of seafood, then we went to bed early. Boring I know, but it was the best nights sleep we were going to get for a while.
... did it!!!) and the rest of us stood and watched with a cocktail... We had dinner and then had a boat party. It was so much fun!! I unfortunately felt pretty sick at about 10 so had a 2 hour nap and felt fine again and stayed up for the rest of the night. The next day we separated into the group doing one night, and the smaller group if us doing the two nights. We got a bus across cat ba island and then a boat on the other side. As we were further ...
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