City Star Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... are included in the tour price. Sonie points out some round palm reed huts and describes them as jiggy jiggy houses for local teenagers and the soldiers. He discusses the fact that they sit there and plays cards and smoke for much of the day and that they are lazy.
Back on our three-wheel Mercedes it's another 10 minute ride to a village for lunch. Through a small town with shops, the road is sufficiently smooth to take one or two photos. In the absence of ...
... I did that using one of the laptops in the lobby and ensured myself of a window seat.
At 7.00 we set off for a restaurant called "Indochine" which served us a very nice typically Vietnamese meal accompanied by a small live band – very nice!
And so to the airport. Our flight was delayed so we didn’t leave until 1 a.m. but I was ...
We again turned up in next destination, a French colonial town of Dalat high up in the mountains, knackered from the night before but were made very welcome by our next hostel owners and were treated to a free dinner that night. We had heard that Dalat is a very good spot for canyoning so we booked our places for the following day, not really knowing what to expect.
The day started with a very quick demonstration on how to abseil ...
... off for a boat trip on the Mekong river. Quite a basic boat and a choppy river. However we got to one of the main islands ok, and had a number of events arranged. First was a tour of a factory (in a thatched hut - can I call it a factory? ) where they process coconuts to make sweets. Also make rice papers. Then we had some local fruits, tea and an exhibition of ...
... girls sat with their partners and introduced us to the food. First out was goat breast that the girls cooked on a small grill. While it was cooking they brought out some grilled okra and calamari. There were small dishes of sauces and it was fun to test each with the grilled items. All three were really good. Next came the shrimp and frog. I am not a fan of shrimp and I am not doing frog, but Ken did both. He tried the frog with the skin on and skin ...