Somerset Grand Hanoi
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... then went to get some ice cream. Sophie will be here in the morning yayyy!
Total Budget - 321,000!
Hotel - 91,000
Lunch - 30,000
Dinner - 200,000
Day 77 - 13th June
I woke up at 9:20am and went downstairs to wait for Sophie outside reception as I wasn't sure which way she would be coming from. It was nearly 10am and the free breakfast stopped at 10am so I quickly ran upstairs to give Charlotte my breakfast voucher, ...
... not unpacked my rain jacket or the rain cover for the backpack. So much for planning ahead! Anyway, there was no time to do anything about it, we just had to go. We got on to a small boat that would take us to the harbor - Vera, Michael and me. The boat was the kind with the top covered, but with all sides open. We the rain was falling sideways, and the sea was rough so it was splashing into the boat. The dock was just about 10 minutes away, and just as ...
... English skills. Approximately 700 students applied this year and just 50 of them were chosen - having gone through three rounds of exams and interviews! Normally they have a fairly long waiting list, so contacting them two days before we weren't expecting to receive good news, but we thought it was worth a quick email. We received a reply within hours, offering a half day tour starting at 9am on our last day in Hanoi, perfect. Our guides were T.C - a veteran at Hanoikids and ...
... and then the party moves two doors down
>to a new house where the music is just as loud. This we would later
>name "the mobile party" The people were so kind to us and so happy
>to have us there. And the kids were just as amazed as we were. We
>were probably the first white people they had ever seen. I want to
>take them all home!!!!!
>We travelled with Kris and Sara for a few weeks. They were nice
... it was the best burger ever made"! We also ordered a BBQ pulled pork sandwich which was also really good, just what the doctor ordered :) we just chilled the rest of the day as we had an early start for our trip to Ha Long Bay the next morning.
We were up and at 'em early for our trip to Ha Long Bay and after a quick breakfast at the hotel went to our pick up point for the 4 hour minibus ride to the bay. Anywhere else it would have taken 2 hours ...