Friday, 18 July 2014

| VIETNAM TRAVEL DIARY | f.t. EMERAUDE CRUISE TO HALONG BAY | STEPHSYT

During my Easter in April I went travelling to Vietnam for a week-- of course I had to bring my newly bought camera! I have always wanted a camera update so that I could take better pictures and why not take advantage since it was my birthday. Took some pictures and just thought that I would share it with you guys on this platform. Enjoy!



Streets of Hanoi, Vietnam with stalls selling Pho, a popular local beef noodle soup. Also some motorcycles parked in the alley- which is, surprisingly, very normal. If you've ever been to Vietnam, you'd be surprised to see the number of motorcycles on the street.


I went on the Emeraude Cruise to Halong Bay for 2 days and 1 night. This was my sister and I's room.


The Emeraude Cruise is one of the best cruises to travel to Halong Bay, translated as 'descending dragon', and is a UNESCO world heritage sight designated in 1994. 



The classic #FromWhereIStand picture.



Halong Bay consists of a dense clutter of some more than a thousand features thousands of limestone monolithic islands each topped for jungle vegetation.




Sea gypsies/ hawkers selling goods/ drinks.


Visiting the Thien Cung Grotto, which I believe is discovered by the French during the 19th century.


Sea villages in Halong Bay


Some of the stalactites and stalagmites in the grotto.







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2 comments:

  1. Nice photography! it looked like a great time x
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  2. It looks like you had a good time there in Vietnam!) But I'm not a huge fan of spending my vacation time on visiting the call them tourist baits like these... For me it's necessary to explore the real Asia all by myself. Now I'm standing in the great city of Chiang Mai in Thailand, where I rent a motorbike wor a week in order to not to use the local public transport. And, let me say, there is a lot of surprises you can face in thai traffic. But glad that I was awared abut this from afar and my motorent company gave me detailed instructions about what to do in some accidents and where to ask for help https://catmotors.net/health-and-life-insurance/ So my days of joy in Thailand are close to their end now and I hope I'll have some time to spare to visit Hanoi for a while)

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