TripAdvisor Reviews Prince Hotel Cat Ba
Travel Blogs from Cat Ba
... down to the Oasis bar for some more food. Its a 2 minute walk along the seafront to the bar where there are more people know to our group. What a great night of story telling and listening. Half of the party are leaving tomorrow, so we say our goodbyes.
The day is quite cloudy and we dont get any sunshine. Its still a nice mild day, so we just wander around the small town of Cat Ba. After lunch we take a rather strenuous walk up to Cannon fort ...
... rice (food stall), garage (regardless of motorbike make) and guesthouse/hotel respectively. Best road trip in the world.
My bus to Laos leaves in a few hours. I'm all packed and have a supply of munchies and water for the 24hr journey. I've been to Ha Trung street here in Hanoi to change the small amount of Vietnamese dong i have left, into Laotian kip. Blog is all updated. So the next entry will be from the Laos capital, Vientiane, in about 1 weeks time.
... company support 6 families who run an organic farm that produces most of what we consume on board. It's a hive of industry with a new crop of rice being planted by folk knee deep in water. While in another field a farmer is shouting at his water buffalo to encourage it to pull the heavy wooden plough through huge clods of earth.We walk around the various crops having varieties explained. I ask about a small brick built box about the size ...
... sight - too cold for most, but of course not for Chris! Him and Alex jumped off the boat and swam over to a tiny beach, whilst myself and Annika soaked up some sun and enjoyed a beer back on board. Another 45 mins sailing and we docked up next to a 15m cliff jump. But not only that, you first had to rock climb the sheer 15m rock face to the top. Mr Ba showed us how it was done, but only just! This was enough to put most people off due to the danger of the climb ...
... times to climb a certain section but just couldn't do it. We kept falling into the safety of the rope. Our bodies were so tired and shaky that we had to go for the easier route to complete it, but it still wasn't easy. Apparently this was a cat 6a too, not for us, definitely harder than the first one we tried. The rocks were quite sharp and our fingers were raw for the rest of the day. Janes knees were grazed from slipping against ...
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