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... room, and seeing the colour of the water in the toilet, I couldn't help but see a resemblance, after that I couldn't drink anymore. We managed to check into our hotel at around 6:30am. The owner was up and sweeping the reception area. Fortunately the place wasn't fully booked, so we were quickly shown to our room. After a quick freshen up we were back out, on a moped to find some breakfast, and search for a place called 'Trang An'. 'Trang An' is about 10km from ...
... tree were huge and it looked like multiple trees all joined together, but in fact was just one giant tree, which the locals worshipped for good luck.
Back in Can Tho we organised a bus to another Mekong province called Vinh Long. The bus dropped us outside of the main town, but we were easily able to find motorbike taxis to take us the last few kilometres into the centre (we were pros at the motorbikes now!). Vinh Long turned out to be a bit disappointing, especially after ...
... where we were. I will admit the photos it would have taken would have been amazing. We soon returned to our lady and the boat to continue onwards through more stunning landscape and caves. We had made it almost to the end of the 3hrs completely by ourselves but then 3 very full boats of Vietnamese tourists came out of no where blasting what I can only assume as commentary across a loud speaker which totally ruined the peacefulness we had. It got worse when we went through the ...
... comfirm this when we visit Halong Bay itself in a couple of days time. We also had the opportunity to climb a little above water level to visit the Bich Dong Pagoda and see views down over the countryside.
Ninh Binh itself is not that touristy and the choice of restaurants confirms that too. Very few 'western friendly' places exist in the centre but we were recommended a rice and noodle shack close to the station for our first ...
... aware he has opened the door for the river crossing, however I can't help but think that's more for his escape than mine as I'm at the back of the bus laying down with no sign of a safety hammer for the glass anywhere. We crossed safely obviously or the blog would have ended at that point. The next bit was to a massive bridge so no requirement for another ferry. Over the bridge and on to our lunch stop we got there about 12pm and duly got ...
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