Quang Minh Hotel
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... was really nice. We settled in for a few minutes and then we were off. We cruised out for a while enjoying the beautiful scenery. We took a ton of pictures but refrained from posting them all here. (If anyone is interested in seeing all 150 of them, let us know...)
We enjoyed lunch shortly after arriving and sat with 2 other couples who would be our meal mates for the rest of the trip. We had a good table -- one married couple from South ...
... meant to have seen so many of the natural wonders of the bay but so far had seen nothing. To take the mikey even more, some people showed up and boarded our boat and amongst them were those we had let off the previous night. After several enlightening conversations with these people it came to light that they had had a better night in a hotel and had paid a fraction of the price for the boat (and had followed exactly what we had done as we did nothing on our ...
Given the situation with my Chinese visa (see next post) I had little choice but to opt for an all organised cruise in Ha Long Bay from Hanoi. Travelling to Ha Long on my own and organising a boat from there would have been too time-consuming, and I would rather spend as much of my time this weekend on the actual boat cruising the bay. I was a little worried about going in an organised tour group but the ...
We got the 9 am local bus from Cat Ba to Hanoi. Which sounds like you sit down for a few hours and arrive, but it was far, far more of a polava than that.
Our first mode of transport was a local bus to the ferry port in the north west (Ben pha Cai Vieng) and disembarked. We walked over a grounded ferry, across a gangplank and onto a speedboat ferry.
Roughly 40 minutes after jetting off we made port in Haiphong - pretty grim. ...
... pack up and jump on the tender then head over to the day boat. There’s a few people on there already, so we head up to the sun deck. The weather is looking OK, it’s a little hazy but warm and humid still. The boat heads out and we cruise for an hour or so around the islands. We drop anchor in a small bay. The kayaks are unloaded, then we kit up and follow our guide for the day. The bay is very pretty, and the water very shallow. However, there is ...
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