Category Archives: Hanoi

Thuan

Saturday morning we said goodbye to our butler at the Metropole (his name was Juan and we never did figure out what we were supposed to do with a butler) and set off on a 3.5 hour drive from Hanoi … Continue reading

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Hanoi: Welcome to the Hive

After clearing customs in the Hanoi airportĀ  Friday afternoon, we met our guide, Mr. Pham Ngoc Thuan (Thuan, as in “Twan”-rhymes with “swan”). The tropical humidity fogged our sunglasses as we stepped out of the air conditioned terminal to the … Continue reading

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