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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”

Cycling, Day four

Tam Coc first cave by simmogem, on Flickr
Tam Coc first cave by simmogem, on Flickr

Today was thankfully a bit more relaxing, starting with a one and a half hour boat ride through Tam Coc, sometimes called inland Halon Bay.  The river system snakes between, and under, limestone mountains, and our trip took us through three low lying caves. Our guides where a husband and wife team who row tourists along the river five days a week.

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