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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.
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Charles arrived this morning at about 10:45 which was good as we've not seen him for nearly a month so all had a good catch up and updated him on what we've been doing and our plans. Around 12 the bikes came so we set off on our journey to Hue, around 140k away so pretty far.
We filled up with pet and coop/BIM got a briefing about the …
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 …
... Hai Van pass which I did in the bus - great views, and really relaxing. I then got back on the bike for a fast descent and trip around a large lagoon, home to many oyster beds. Oysters are farmed as follows: get a thin tyre and throw it over a post in the lagoon (we saw many hundreds, maybe thousands out there). About 3 months later pull it up and shake the ...
... above the beds, lockers in the rooms, an awesome shower and brand new bathrooms.
The next day we had breakfast with an American couple and discovered that he was involved in the war and had something to do with naval pilots and returned to Vietnam every year, seemingly as some kind of penance. It was really interesting to talk to him as the area we were in was near the DMZ and the centre of the war so he knew a lot of the areas.