The next day, waking up in the midst of Halong bay was a sublime feeling. Most beautiful thing I've ever woken up to! Kept forgetting where I was and then being delightfully reminded! We had breakfast and lunch and spent the rest of our time sunbathing on the poop deck. More chat with the Canadians. And then we got the bus back. Bus numero dos was stupidly cramped so that ride wasn't great but we'd been through worse. We found a new hotel with a sweet room, did...
South East Asia Travels '12
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Today we took a trip to Halong bay, one of seven natural wonders of the world! We got picked up from the hotel by a bus and had a three hour trip to the bay. The guide was a young lady called Seven like the number 7, she was very nice and so funny. She told us some cultural facts about Vietnam, like how to gesture someone over politely. When we arrived at the bay, the outside of the boat didn't quite look like the picture that we were shown in the brochure...