Royal Lotus Hotel Halong
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Today we checked out of the hotel and started our four hour drive to Halong Bay on the coast. I had seen pictures of it and was really looking forward to it. We stopped once at an artisan school where they were doing lacquer ware and hand embroidery along with other crafts. The shop was huge and full of tourists. Very few of us got out of there …
... early risers, Tai Chi. Which meant me and an Australian guy turned up !! John did appear briefly, to take sly photos. Next was a light snack and off sailing to more caves this time to explore, not a patch on The Ailwee Caves in The Burren , Co. Claire !! Back on board time for hearty breakfast before packing. Back to land by motor boat and our nice man waiting to drive us to airport for flight to Laos. ...
... how he made the brilliant carrot fish net and vegetable flowers that had been a part of our dinner the proceeding evening. Before we knew it, we were tied up in the harbor, returning to the tender and back on shore, our bags in tow. We returned to the bus waiting on the dock quay and were off again, travelling back on the four hour coach journey to Hanoi.
A rest stop ensued at a visitor centre for products produced by handicapped ...
... us for sleeping, which made things much more comfortable. Unfortunately, the generator went out in the middle of the night, which meant no more AC. Each room has a fan, but when Iw as trying to figure out what some of the switches in my room do, I turned off the switch that controls the outlet the fan was plugged into and I thought that my fan was dead too. After about an hour of baking, I decided to go up to the upper deck to sleep on a lounge chair. The breeze was ...
... kid you not. I didn't take a picture, it was too sad. You'll just have to believe me on this one.
All of the junk you throw in the ocean winds up here, folks. Think twice before littering, seriously. Here is a list of some of the garbage I saw on the beach: a dead dog, a huge light bulb, maybe from a boat, in tact, a fluorescent light tube thing, smashed, waiting for a child to cut his/her feet on it, bottles, juice boxes, cup a soup ...