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Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island

Woke up early in the morning for tai chi class – it never ever crosses my mind that tai chi is so difficult.

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Day 2 breakfast on the boat

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On traditional bamboo boat to Vung Vieng floating village

51 Pano view

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Can see spot the hole? No?

53Can see now? Lol.  If you are good swimmer can swim thru the hole to China.

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Day 2 lunch on the boat

The chef put in so much to prepare every meal and my mum feel in love with him.

After lunch, we headed to Cat Ba Island for cycling!

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Au Co organic form

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Organic tomatoes =)

After Cat Ba Island, we c ontinue with kayaking and nearly died wtf. Kayaking is so hard especially for people like me with small arms.

Today is super hungry with excessive of sports and if the chef still serve the 4-course dinner in petite size, we might murder him and practice cannibalism Lol!

God safe him!

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Succulent BBQ buffet!

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Our buffet spread!

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Prepared with some artistic touch by the chef.

Birthday cake surprise for my dad again!

The night end with lots of foods and laughter =)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hanoi – Halong Bay

Our next 3 days were all taken care by Au Co after we left Westlake!!

17Private car pick up by Au Co.

4 hours drive to Au Co cruise center (Tuan Chau). Road drive maybe time consuming but it is the best way to discover a country.

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She is so gorgeous!

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Bhaya – the sister boat of Au Co for 2D1N

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Life cannot be any better =)

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Boat interior #1 – upper deck

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Boat interior #2 – Bar/ Breakfast/ Dining area

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Boat interior #3 – Executive room with balcony

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Boat interior #4 – Attached bath (Executive room)

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Day 1 lunch on the boat – what a good start of the cruise =)

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Spotted this lady trying to sell jewellery

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Au Co boat – side view

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Halong Bay #1 – on the way to cave

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Halong Bay #2 – on the way to cave

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Halong Bay #3 – on the way to cave

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Halong Bay #4 – on the way to cave

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Halong Bay #5 – on the way to cave

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Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave

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One of the 7 wonders?

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Sung Sot Cave #1

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Sung Sot Cave #2 – 18sx!

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Sung Sot Cave #3 – can you spot the lookout point?

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Gorgeous view

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All the boats surronding Sung Sot Cave

My mum is not the oldest but she had the most challenging walk (this reminds she is 60’s this year).

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Went back to our boat for popiah making session by the handsome chef!

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Day 1 dinner on the cruise

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End our day 1 on cruise with wine =)