Travel Blogs from Halong Bay
... two hours (and having given up on moped-spotting, opting for snoozing instead) we arrived at Bat Trang Ceramics Village. This was an interesting rest stop as it not only allowed us to relieve ourselves and rehydrate, but also to see how pottery was made. We began by seeing how the pots were made well, pot-shaped! We then moved on to observe a woman painting on the designs freehand and mostly from memory (she was surrounded by completed pots but not set up ...
... emerald water (the greenest water I have ever seen), karst reflections, and bath-warm water. While I have seen beautiful karst landscapes in Yangshuo, China, these karsts, combined with the gorgeous ocean water, went straight to a special place in my heart. Definitely one of the most incredible places we have visited. And, as an added bonus, Panu was able to mitigate the $40 we spent on water in three days by bartering our complimentary bottle of wine when we returned to ...
Well my favourite co-worker got fired, leaving me as the only woman in the group. So, I threatened to leave with her. Instead, they moved me to another hotel so I could stay away from all the men. It's just as well, I guess because two of the men were harassing me. Seriously.
One was that crazy vegan, who scared everyone ...
... 1,969 islands. The views were spectacular and the skies very clear considering the incoming storm. The cruise between the islands was surreal and we enjoyed an excellent seafood lunch but we soon returned to shore as a precaution to the oncoming storm. With our group we walked the suspension bridge overlooking the bay which was by now devoid of boats which had moved to safer waters. In the morning we prepared for our trip back to Hanoi a little deflated as ...
... known as Bai Tu Long Bay.
Halong bay was designated a world heritage site in 1994 and is quite spectacular. A boat cruise is the best way to explore the area and so at 8am the coach collected us from our hotel for the 4 hour journey to the Harbour to reach our boat. Our tour guide was called Tho although we called her Toe and was this petite little Vietnamese lady with a cracking sense of humor. Once we arrived at the Harbour we boarded a 'taxiboat' which took us ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsViethouse Lodge Halong Bay
Just a little remote.
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