So we booked a sleeper bus from Hanoi to Hue... It was a 14 hour ride so we booked a night time sleeper bus, and with this we got a really good deal by buying all of our trips through Vietnam at the same time. The idea of a sleeper bus sounded great, and it was advertized to have AC... Maybe it did, for the driver. The seats were half sitting up, half lying down, and not adjustable. Also I'm not sure who thought plastic coated seats were a good idea in a cou...
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So to kill time while waiting for the bus in a few more hours we went for a walk, hoping to get some shopping done. Instead we found the cheapest beer we have seen yet! $0.25 for a pint... fantastic!! So for $1.50 Dean and I have enough liquid courage to brave the insane streets of Hanoi again!!
We booked a tour through Ha Long bay, including a 1 night stay on a boat and 2 nights in a bungalow on Cat Ba Island in the bay. The bus to the bay was set to leave at 7:30, and our hostel owners were banging down the door at this time. We stumbled to the bus and set out on the most terrifying ride of our lives. The driver drove way too fast, and to pass apparently you just drive on the wrong side into oncoming traffic. The busses were doing this in both dire...
We made it! That was a really long day. Both of our flights went pretty good, although the first one was a little painful. 13 hours on a plane is a bit much, and we couldnt get out of our seats for most of it because the man next to us was sleeping. Once we got off the plane it was time to find our hostel. Walking out of the gate a man asked us if we needed a cab, and we went with him after converting some money. As soon as we got in the car we thought ...