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TravelPod Member ReviewsNova Hotel Hanoi
Comfy hotel in the old city. Friendly welcome with cold passion fruit juice on a hot night. Helpful with booking train tickets, but a bit heavy on trying to sell expensive tours.
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Thirteen slow and enjoyable hours on a train plying the single-track line north from Dong Ha to Hanoi thro' beautiful mountains and fields and little towns.
Fresh out of the station, Hanoi in the early evening makes HCMC sound and feel like a place for zen Buddhist quiet meditation. The whole city seems to cook and eat dinner on the street …
... Buddhist think they will come back a few times. A lot of Vietnamese are atheist so they know it is all really over. Hanoi traffic is the worst traffic we have ever seen anywhere: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5lsvggwnz545r ex/2014-07-17%2013.52.12.mp4 De vrouw van de receptie doet enorm haar best om alles uit te leggen wat we waar kunnen doen en hoe we waar geraken. Haar prijzen zijn bovendien beter dan wat op internet als courant genoemd wordt dus ...
... things. I have forgotten 2 crucial things from this day. Firstly, we had our first encounter with Pho; the famous noodle soup that so many vietnamese enjoy for breakfast. Meg's hated it, but I rather enjoyed it; Secondly, we endured, well maybe endured is a bit strong, but we sat through the famous Water Puppet show. Lonely Planet seem to think it is a must-do, and that the best show is in Hanoi; to be completely honest, I wouldn't want ...
... a visit to another UNESCO World Heritage Site (awarded in 1994 like Luang Prabang which prompts me to wonder whether the UNESCO team happened to be backpacking around SE Asia tha year!): Ha Long Bay. The bay is about 3 hours from Ha Noi, giving me plenty of opportunity to watch life in northern Vietnam from the window. There are the ubiquitous figures on bicycles with their pointed straw hats, although green pith helmets also appear to be highly popular for men and ...
... to be able to enjoy their life more. Even until late at night, there were a lot of people out exercising at night whether it's a dance class, aerobics or skating out in one of the squares close to the lake. I was especially surprised at how late the little kids were out, but at the same time, it was glad to see the families out together and having fun. There were also a lot more young people socialising or couples hanging out by the ...