Cycling, Day Nine

Ceramic Market by simmogem, on Flickr
Ceramic Market by simmogem, on Flickr

Our last day of cycling is upon us and we are heading back into Hanoi. One thing we have not explained is that each of the viliages we visit specialises in some sort of farming or production. For example the villiage we stayed at on our first night specialised in weaving, others in rice wine, corn, sugar cane, etc.

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Memories of Fiji

After our tough climb before lunch we spent the afternoon relaxing at the resort. The Cat Ba resort has two pools and a beach front, perfect for lazing around after a morning of cycling. It reminded us a bit of Fiji, reading books and looking out at the bay.

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay

 

Ha Long bay by simmogem, on Flickr
Ha Long bay by simmogem, on Flickr

A day off the bikes, Hurrah! Today we boarded our very own Junk boat to cruise Ha Long bay.  I’m not joking about that either, a boat capable of easily carrying 30 or more people had just Gemma and I, our guide Hoang and the crew . Ridiculous. Continue reading “UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay”