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  • Halong Bay cruiseThe same (I assumed) rooster that had woken us early yesterday did so again this morning, but what previously had seemed like interesting local colour was today mainly just irritating! But no matter - we needed to be up quite Posted by ToonSarah in Travel with me ... | Apr 28, 2020
  • Halong Bay, VietnamThe kayak shivers as I step in behind Anna, a statue against the sea, then after a long pause it stills and I slide down into place and we are away, paddling from the jetty and towards the distant beach. Posted by TaylorElphicks in The Seafood Chronicles | Jan 5, 2020
  • VietnamI got the bus from Cambodia across the boarder into Vietnam to Hồ Chí Minh City. The language barrier was a bit of an issue with our driver as I asked him if we could leave our things on the Posted by Travel__Tease in Finding Myself in South East Asia | Apr 12, 2017
  • Good Morning Vietnam!!!We awoke this morning at 6:30am, to the sound of motorbikes and cars tooting their horns in the street below our hotel. They do this as a courtesy to tell other drivers they are about, and to let pedestrians know Posted by Malby in Vietnam Adventure | Mar 25, 2018
  • Vietnam Adventure - The Countdown beginsOnly a couple of weeks to go until we start our Vietnam Adventure. I thought I'd start a Travel Blog to keep my students informed about the sites I see and the things that I've learned about the country of Posted by Malby in Vietnam Adventure | Mar 11, 2018
  • Back to HanoiLast day in Halong Bay! We got to sleep in a bit with breakfast at 8, except with the power going off in the middle of the night it was soooo hot and I barely slept ?. It was quite Posted by bsantos1991 in Southeast Asia 2017 | Sep 22, 2017
  • Cat Ba Island In case anyone was wondering, hiking in 95% humidity is even worse than it sounds!! We headed to a cave this morning (it was okay, but I'm not a big cave person) before making our way to Cat Ba island. Posted by bsantos1991 in Southeast Asia 2017 | Sep 21, 2017
  • Cruise time!!First day in Halong Bay! It is BEAUTIFUL, one of those places where pictures simply don't do it justice. Great weather too. We arrived at the pier around noon and had lunch on the boat on the way to a Posted by bsantos1991 in Southeast Asia 2017 | Sep 20, 2017
  • Ha Long BayHa Long Bay Today we leave for Ha Long Bay after not even being in Hanoi for 24 hours. We are really anticipating this day as it is one of the most iconic and must experience spots in the country. Posted by Evanda in Vietnam | Jan 4, 2017
  • Vietnam: Hà Nội and Hạ Long BayMike dropped us at Vientiane airport late morning and luckily we'd given ourselves over 2 hours because we were waiting on the check-in queue (of only 10 people) for almost an hour. While we were waiting Lauren tried to change Posted by advensha in Advensha | Mar 13, 2016
  • A Night Out on Halong Bay[center][/center] [[|Halong Bay]] is situated in the North of Vietnam, to the east of their capital city Hanoi. It’s a large bay fil Posted by acanuckabroad in A Canuck Abroad | Oct 29, 2015
  • Past the halfway pointI purchased my plane ticket home a few weeks ago. I will be landing at JFK on November 13th, almost 4 months to the day after I left. If my math is correct (but it's certainly possible that Posted by cschelz in Round the World 2014 | Sep 14, 2014
  • Cat Ba island and Lan Ha bayOn our second attempt, we caught the bus safely to Hai Phong, where we changed to a boat out into Ha Long Bay. When we arrived at Cat Ba island we boarded another bus to take us across the island Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | May 14, 2014
  • Hanoi and castaway trip[img= Posted by Kirstyonwroot in England to South East Asia | Nov 30, 2013
  • Cycling, Eating and Drinking in Hue.Todays plan was to hire bikes and venture further afield than we did yesterday on foot. We awoke rather later than planned and got downstairs for the last ten minutes of breakfast. We sorted out our onward travel to Hoi Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Aug 1, 2013
  • Visiting Halong Bay........In the RainWe woke early this morning as the trip we had bought to Halong Bay started at 8am. It has cost us $25 each, and after looking into it we would have struggled to do it cheaper on our own, plus Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Jul 28, 2013
  • Hanoi and the long haul to Ha Long Bay With the city of Hue logged into the memory banks we boarded our last night train of our Vietnam trip. So, you might have heard some horror stories about overnight trains in Vietnam, but the pr Posted by louslabbert in Around South East Asia in 104 days | Nov 17, 2012
  • Chapter seventy six - HanoiDay 271: Hanoi, Vietnam 26/06/2012 Welcome to the bus ride that just keeps on going. And going. And going. This is of course in the utmost discomfort as our seats in their semi-lying position do not allow me to straighten my Posted by tevs in Unbelievable trekkers | Aug 11, 2012
  • Update!A lot has happened since my last entry, and it`s getting harder to make an entry every day, so much to write about! But here we go: After Hong Kong I had two days of travel in China. At first Posted by pokriefke in Now and then, here and there | Aug 8, 2012
  • A Week in North VietnamThe first thing that struck me on the way to the hotel from Hanoi airport was just how peacefully underdeveloped Laos had been, for an entire week there had been no incessant beeping of horns, no traffic, no ugly high Posted by seanio5 in The Other Side of The World, and Back | Jun 1, 2012
  • I survived Nam!Hot weather and cheap beer is the perfect storm of procrastination! But enough is enough! Time to see the sights, enjoy the culture and experience that which is the descending dragon (aka, Halong Bay). [img= Posted by CrackerjackHobo in Vagabond Awakenings | Apr 10, 2012
  • HaLong Bay, Vietnam So beautiful. Although luck wasn't on our side with the weather - it was very foggy - reducing visibility drastically. It also gave the bay a wonderful mystic and serene calm. We took Posted by Noemad in Indochina; A cultural journey | Feb 23, 2012
  • Halong Bay and HanoiAfter waiting 3 hours in Hanoi for our tour pick-up we finally got on to an already full bus and then we picked up another two couples. Since it was Chinese New Year, no other tour buses were running, Posted by meganjane03 in South East Asia | Jan 28, 2012
  • Visiting Vietnam, part 2; Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Halong & SapaFirst a word on our means of transport in Vietnam. When we were in Ho Chi Minh we bought an open bus ticket which would take us all the way to Hue, hopping on and off where we liked. Posted by kelandstu in School Bell Silenced | Aug 8, 2011
  • The end of Vietnam in 3 H'sA quick 4 hour bus journey was all it took to get to Hue, our next stop in Vietnam. After arriving at our hotel in the evening we dropped off our bags and headed straight out to check out the Posted by JoyRyderRTW in Round The World With Kayleigh & Phil | May 28, 2011
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