Camellia Hotel 5
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We have made our way to Hanoi. Decided to ditch the train after my disastrous effort on our last one. We caught an afternoon plane from Nha Trang to Hanoi. It was on special so we were happy, plus it only took 2 hours instead of lots. And I wasn't sick, so good job all around.
Wednesday night we walked around to find a travel agent and booked our flights and also a snorkeling trip for Thursday. Then went up ...
... their speciality dish followed by the name of the street. We helped one of the vendors make the very thin pancakes which she then filled with mushrooms and pork.We also went to the beer street and stopped at a bar in an alley selling beer for 15p! At this stage it started pouring and our guide ran off to buy us all waterproof ponchos so that we could drink egg coffee at the next stop.
... out and try and grab a taxi, but like the old saying there's never one when you need one. We eventually find one and it goes to the bank. We get there, pay and jump back into the taxi. We get to the embassy just as the security guard is closing the door. Sabine begs him to let her in (the time now is 11:05). He luckily agrees and we get out visas!! What a spot of luck! And.... ...
... of years old.. The deeper into the cave we traversed, the more awed we were by our surroundings. Our guide used a laser point to show us certain impressive formations. This is an incredible natural wonder. A must see!
Sooooo, there are endless reasons to hop on a flight to Hanoi and travel up or down this amazing country. If you need persuading, talk to me. J
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... it turned out that Friday (and Mondays) Ho needed some rest from visitors and the Mausoleum, the Museum and the Presidential Palace were not open to the public.
We were forced to enjoy it from the outside and walk on. After a coffee at a street cafe we found some narrow alleys with many vendors selling their goods and scooters wiggling through and slowly made our way back to our Hotel.
Our last night in Vietnam was not as exciting as it could ...