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Halong Bay - The day that wasn't

Somethings are just not meant to be and I think we were destined not to see Halong Bay. We booked a day trip on Friday, even got up early, to be told that our trip had been cancelled because of bad weather. We re-booked for the following day hopeful that we would get to see the mighty limestone...

permalink written by  Tim and Em on July 24, 2010 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: Round half the world!



Ha Long bay

Through our hostel we arranged a two-day, one-night excursion to Ha Long Bay. Ha Long Bay is in northern Vietnam near the Chinese border. It is a bay dotted with thousands of limestone cliffs. We boarded our boat and set off. The scenery was breathtaking, and, as seems to be the pattern on...

permalink written by  bhkann on July 17, 2009 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: Ben's SE Asia Voyage



Toujours en vie!

Bonjour! ce n,est qu'un petit mot pour vous dire que nous sommes toujours en vie!! Nous allons ecrire un vrai message tres bientot (aujourdhui si possible), mais la nous ne voulions que vous dire de ne pas vous inquiéter et que tout va tres bien! Nous sommes a la Baie de Halong, et que nous...

permalink written by  Guiless on June 24, 2009 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: Asie du Sud Est par Isa et Guillaume



Leaving Hanoi and Ha Long cruise

By Monday, when we were due to leave Hanoi, we had had enough of the breakfast at the hotel. On Saturday morning, we were asked "Eggs?" when we arrived at breakfast, so we said "ok", although I really wanted the noodles with beef, chillies, peanuts, and beansprouts that the staff were eating...

permalink written by  The Happy Couple on February 2, 2009 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: Michael's Round-the-World honeymoon



Descripcion

Ha Long Bay (also Halong Bay) is in northern Vietnam, 170 kilometers east of Hanoi. The bay is famous for its scenic rock formations. [edit] Understand "Ha Long" is literally translated as "Bay of Descending Dragons." Prior to the 19th century, this name was not recorded in any document or...

permalink written by  garisti on June 1, 2008 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: Viaje por Asia



Sitting on a boat on the Bay

DAY 1 6:30 am. Showered, dressed and packed for 7:15 am. Served a relativelty disappointing baguette with jam and butter to get us through the morning on the bus. Yes, we're off on a field trip. Ha Long Bay is a 2,00 sq. km. area of the Nort East coast of Vietnam and home to some of the most...

permalink written by  Mal and Laura on September 5, 2007 from Ha Long, Vietnam
from the travel blog: A bit of China and Vietnam



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