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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsViethouse Lodge Halong Bay
Just a little remote.
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... a hiking trail, but then again, so was the trail in the National Park. At any rate, by then, my butt hated my bicycle seat so I decided to come back to town, parts of which, I had to walk. A 4-hour ride was long enough for me. I got myself a papaya smoothie and some steamed clams in coconut milk upon entering town, and while bringing the bicycle back, I was told of a mean to go to Ha Long while stopping at a couple of caves right from the Cat Ba ...
... to put on life jackets, though they were not required at any other point in time during the trip (i.e. during kayaking). Not sure what the logic there is, but hey! It's Vietnam! It doesn't need to be consistent!
Got back in to Hanoi around 4 pm and went back to my old hostel. I had planned to take the night train to Sapa, but decided when I got in to the hostel that what I really wanted was to not continue traveling and to stay the night in ...
... it hard to appreciate the cave in a natural light. It felt like we were having a tour around Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory!
As we hit daylight from the cave, Ness spotted some popcorn for sale on the jetty - I'm sure she can smell the stuff from a mile off! And it was vacuum packed! We sailed back towards the mainland to end our tour around the incredible ...
... going to check out the local water park. To say the water park had seen better days might have been an understatement and it was safe to say that it defiantly did not live up to German hygiene standards, poor Timo and Malik were a bit horrified. Half the slides were broken but there was a wave pool (more like a ripple pool) as well as a random zip line into water thing. I personally had a bloody good time all the Vietnamese seemed to love it, one couple were even having ...
... such thing. For me, this is a fine arrangement, as long as both parties have agreed to it. I had no prior notice that I was going to be a classroom prop, and I was annoyed. You see how this is?
Anyway, I said nothing and just went with it, rolling my eyes on the inside. Sky did pay for my bus fare and put me up in her cousin's hotel for the night after all. The kids were cute and took me to the market, where I showed them the names of things they didn't know ...