Rising Dragon Villa Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... to be aware of. I did fall for the Vietnamese donut sting which goes like this, Donut seller: "You want donut?" Me(being partial to a donut or 2): Yeah why not? How much for one? Donut seller: “20,000 dong” Me(Being schooled in these things): Haha, no way 3,000 dong no more Donut seller: “Ok you buy for 5,000 dong” Me(not bother to squibble over a few cents) “ok”. Donut seller(puts 4 donuts in a plastic bag): “20,000 ...
Hanoi was the most surprising part of my trip so far. I have been quite nervous about Vietnam as i just wasn't sure what to expect. Ive heard such good things but i guess I was still quite nervous. We arrived quite late and luckily our hotel had arrange for a car to pick us up, finally no trains or airport shuttles!! It was about an hours drive into the city and I really wasn't liking what I was seeing. The houses were more like huts and open and ...
... days and nights in this amazing city. And the good news is, we saw no accidents and we actually became quite adept at making a run for it.
Exploring Hanoi was hot and tiring but lots of fun. Life takes place on the streets and Hanoi is well known for its street food, cooked up by women in makeshift kitchens, literally on the pavement.. Hygiene is rather an unknown of course and we were not as brave as some of the backpackers ...
... into those with Chinese visas and those without, who were just here to transfer flights. All in all there were 13 of us transfer travelers. From there the visa group disappeared and we were lead up to the immigration office, changing airport employees that were supposedly there to help us at basically every corner. We were told to fill out some paperwork, for what they wouldn’t say and then it was passed off to someone else who after a pretty long time came ...
... in the tour.
I travelled on a sleeper train that night from 9pm, arriving in Lo Cai a mile from the Chinese border at 5am. I was supposed to have a first class cabin (which had only cost a few dollars extra), but in the dark night that had descended over the railway tracks at Hanoi train station I was spirited away by some woman who duped me into thinking she was my tour guide in an elaborate fraud that I still haven't managed to get my head around. I ...