Rising Dragon Villa
Travel Blogs from Hanoi
Today we didn't do much but wander around the Old Quarter, some last minute shopping and a ride on a cyclo. We figured we had done pretty much every possible mode of transport...planes, trains, cars, big tour buses, mini buses, public buses, taxis, motorcycles, tuktuks, bicycles, row boats, motorboats, cruise ships, kayaks...but so far no cyclos. …
Today we got an early start...breakfast was over and done by 7:45 as our ride was coming some time between 8:00 and 8:30. We weren't sure what was picking us up, just that it was a group tour. Turns out we were only a group of seven so it was a nice small group. We rode off in a small minibus. There were two Russian men on board when we got in and …
Today was a day for lots of walking and more retail therapy! We decided to walk the Old Quarter for a few hours. Roy wanted to take some city life shots and I wanted to finish off my souvenir shopping. I think we hit almost all 36 streets!
Hanoi is a big city...about seven million people, slightly smaller than Saigon's nine million... but …
We woke up to more grey skies today. We ate breakfast and afterwards when the others left we returned to our room to contemplate our plans. The island with the beach and hike to the pagoda at the top was lost in the mist so we figured the view wouldn't be that great. We decided would just relax on the boat until it was time to check out of our …
We arrived on the night train shortly before five this morning. Tien picked us up and drove us around Hanoi. The roads are actually fairly quiet at that time of day. We stopped at the wholesale flower market for twenty minutes or so then Tien took us back to their place for tea. They offered to let us rest in their extra room but we had him call …
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking