Monthly Archives: July 2013

Water Puppetry – Vietnam

On return trip from Ha Long Bay included a 30 minute half way break to see some Vietnamese Water Puppetry. I really enjoyed watching this local tradition with the fox chasing the ducks giving a good laugh. The puppeteers were … Continue reading

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Ha Long Bay – Vietnam

Day 8 (Friday 26th July 2013) saw us take the 4 hour trip to spend the night on the UNESCO listed Ha Long Bay. We book 2 day / 1 night with IndoChina-Junk. Ha Long Bay includes some 1,600 islands … Continue reading

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Hoi An to Hanoi – Vietnam

Day 7 (Thursday 25th July 2013) was a slow start as we had the morning to sleep in and then relax on the beach before our 1pm flight to Hanoi.   We would stay Thursday night in Hanoi before heading … Continue reading

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Eating in Hoi An – Vietnam

Our meals in Hoi An have simply been some of the best.  From the seafood on our first night, to our cooking class to the trendy restaurants in Hoi An itself. Our first day in Hoi An Ancient Town was … Continue reading

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Diving – Hoi An, Vietnam

Day 6 (Wednesday 24th July 2013) was spent exploring – snorkelling and diving – Cham Islands off the coast of Hoi An. As a diving location it is not great – just your basic hard and soft corals. But what … Continue reading

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Hoi An – Vietnam

Day 5 in Vietnam (23rd July 2013) was spent in the UNESCO World Heritage Listing of Hoi An.  Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th … Continue reading

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Le Belhamy Resort and Spa – Hoi An, Vietnam

After arriving in Da Nang via train we had a 40 minute van ride to our resort in Hoi An – Le Belhamy Resort and Spa. Kerrie and Nina had picked a fantastic place with Pool Villa’s right on the … Continue reading

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