Sun Spa Resort Quang Binh Vietnam
Travel Blogs from Dong Hoi
On Wednesday 26th March our Hanoi, guide Mr Cong, met us from the overnight train from Lao Cai (Sapa) and escorted us to our "day use" hotel. Just in case you were wondering what the deal is with a day use hotel - the idea being we use the hotel facilities to shower and freshen up before heading off to Hanoi airport later in the day. After all …
... incredible expanses of unbelievably gorgeous countryside, fed cows, saw how rice was harvested, learned how to process mango into mango juice at a mango-juice-making factory (where else?), splashed around in the rain, drank tea, his aunties dressed me in their traditional saris, and I experienced the sights, sounds, and smells of dawn in the Indian countryside… the kids playing in the streets, the bountiful animals lazing around, the ...
... Trying to learn. Gaining new perspectives. Meeting people with whom I’d have vast differences and at the same time, such basic human similarities.
I sat in that classroom, trying to picture myself in one of those villages. Where would I choose if I were an anthropologist? Africa? South America? I dreamed of going to live with a tribe totally off the grid. Or going to live in a small village where I'd have to learn the language and new customs and ...
... Nam in February knowing I had to come back; and 3 months since I've moved here. I'm still thankful to all my friends and especially my family from home for supporting what might have seemed like a crazy and abrupt decision. I almost second-guessed getting on that flight in January (from the picture), but I'm pretty sure it was one of the best decisions I've ever made in my life. I'm glad I sent that email to Oxalis last September (thanks Saima and Kandyss for encouraging ...
... travellers. We drove on Trooper and visited the Citadel, an Emperor's Tomb (Tu Duc), as well as the Thien Mu Pagoda. The former capital of Imperial Vietnam was a pricey insight into the historical aspects of the country. The city itself was a busy and colourful place pitched perfectly either side of the Perfume River. It was another insight into the powerful religious nature of the country; we were fortunate enough to watch monks practicing. We also explored American tanks ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool