Travel Blogs from Hue
So a night bus in the beginnings of a typhoon is an interesting experience - I woke up constantly during the night to the rain and wind battering all sides of the bus and was thinking that the bus was going far too fast considering the weather. I was probably right as we arrived earlier than planned in Hue the next morning!
After rejecting …
... and was sharing my 4 berth cabin with a guy from Spain and a girl from China. We had a few beers, shared our travel stories and slept. It was a great nights sleep, rudely interrupted by someone opening our door at about 6am shouting 'coffee, coffee' thanks but no thanks! I'd also downloaded ant and decs Saturday night takeaway and a few episodes of celebrity juice so that killed a few hours, along with another nap - ...
... that I went as Hue turned out to be an absolute gem.
We hired a local guide and taxi for about £25 and ended up on the outskirts of town watching traditional Vietnamese bamboo hats being made and also incense sticks which I had a go at rolling and can I say is much harder than it looks haha !!! Next to the old Japanese bridge we had an hilarious tour around the rice museum by a very old lady who spoke no English but sang ( or should I ...
... to them. They were excited about the opportunity to have us visit but needed government permission first in order for me to come. Pretty excited about the possible opportunity, Minh and I spent the evening trying not to get our hopes up. The Sister who was seeking government approval is fairly new to the area and still building a relationship with the local government. The next morning we got a call that I could come for a night! We rushed to pack our bags and explained or ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsValentine Hotel Hue
The private rooms are big, comfortable and clean.
All the staff is very friendly.
A nice breakfast, with some options, is included.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.