The Golden Lodge Resort
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
... icing on the enormous
Here in Vietnam, couples get the business of photos out of the way several weeks before the actual wedding takes place. It's a genius move which means you don't have that potentially disruptive gap in the wedding day where the bride and groom disappear with the photographer, and it also means you can display the wedding photos and wedding album to your guests on the day. What better place to show your wedding photos than at ...
... paddies, and the way it feels when complete strangers make sure you have both coffee and breakfast. Re-experiencing the requisite playing of charades, speaking to each other in languages the other doesn't understand, and then a final gleaming moment where you remember just a few words of Vietnamese so that you can share in an extremely broken conversation about how good breakfast is, and where it is that you're going. It's 7 am now and I have ...
After the mausoleum you move onto 'Ho Chi Minh's Vestige in the Presidential Palace Area' that is quite beautiful but so many people and it's hard to stand and enjoy the place as you just get pushed around the whole complex by the hordes of people who are naturally pushy. As a westerner, I understand it, but don't like it.
You first see a large 3 storey mustard yellow French inspired palace that is currently occupied, it's quite ...
... our destination list :-( Instead we concentrated on finding flights to the Philippines, our destination for the weeks afterwards. But guess what: The cheapest flight to Palawan or Cebu costed 750,- EUR. ****...!
And now what? And where?
Sure, we could have afforded it but we have some unexpected costs at home that now limit our budget. While we were traveling my car broke down and had to be repaired for over 3000,- Euros. And as I ...
So day 2 started off well enough with a wander around
Singapore airport, the sun gets up surprisingly late here, but at 7amish I
managed to get a piccie of the sun with the sunflowers. Then just burned some
free WiFi waiting for my flight. They must have overbooked it though as they
shifted my seat and were asking for volunteers to go on a later flight. Luckily
I didn’t have to give up a few extra hours ...