Halong Bay

Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh cityMekong deltaCu Chi tunnelsHanoiHo mausoleumQuán ThánhTmpl Literature

25th-26th October 2014

Hanoi to Halong Bay

Rice workers in a field between Hanoi and Halong Bay
Rice workers in a field between Hanoi and Halong Bay
Rice fields between Hanoi and Halong Bay
Rice fields between Hanoi and Halong Bay
Plant
Plant
Power station by the rice fields. LtoR: Pauline, Hoi, Greta, Fiona, Sally, Polly, Peter
Power station by the rice fields. LtoR: Pauline, Hoi, Greta, Fiona, Sally, Polly, Peter
  Other cruise ships
Other cruise ships
   

Bhaya #4

About to board our ship “Bhaya” #4
About to board our ship Bhaya #4

My cabin in the ”Bhaya”

My cabin in the Bhaya


My cabin in the ”Bhaya”

My cabin in the ”Bhaya”

View from my cabin when setting off
View from my cabin when setting off
View astern, including the shuttle craft
View astern, including the shuttle craft
In the dining cabin: Peter, Pauline, Fiona and Greta
In the dining cabin: Peter, Pauline, Fiona and Greta
In the dining cabin: Fiona, Sally (hidden), Pauline, Greta and Dan
In the dining cabin: Fiona, Sally (hidden), Pauline, Greta and Dan
The top deck
The top deck
The top deck Vietnamese flag
Vietnamese flag
FtoB: Fiona, Julie, Sally and Polly relax
FtoB: Fiona, Julie, Sally and Polly relax
Dan and shirt
Dan and shirt
 Tourist
Tourist
Halong Bay & Hanoi local guide Hoi
Halong Bay & Hanoi local guide Hoi
Halong Bay & Hanoi local guide Hoi Greta
Greta
Our cruise ship
Our cruise ship
Cruise manager Phúc
Cruise manager Phúc
Cruise manager Phúc and crewman Sup
Cruise manager Phúc and crewman Sup
Most of the crew of the Bhaya
Most of the crew of the Bhaya

Halong Bay in the afternoon

Map of Halong Bay Halong Bay Halong Bay Halong Bay
 Ship carrying rock
Ship carrying rock
Ship carrying rock Ship carrying rock  
  Another cruise ship
Another cruise ship
Another cruise ship Another cruise ship
Oyster pearl farm
Oyster pearl farm
Oyster pearl farm Small boat
Small boat
 Fishing boat
Fishing boat
 Locals
Locals
Locals Locals Concrete water boat
Concrete water boat
Fishing village
Fishing village
Fishing village Halong Bay Canoes
Canoes
 Large ship
Large ship
 Loading rock from small ship to large
Loading rock from small ship to large
Loading rock from small ship to large Loading rock from small ship to large

Vung Vieng Rowing tour 

Map of Vung Vieng fishing village and rowing route
Map of Vung Vieng fishing village and rowing route
Our (upright) rower
Our rower
Our (upright) rower Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island
Tourists being rowed around an island
Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island Halong Bay
Stalactites in arch
Stalactites in arch
Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island Tourists being (upright) rowed around an island
Fisherman
Fisherman
Fisherman Pauline, Sally (? hidden), Hoi and Greta being rowed
Pauline, Sally (? hidden), Hoi and Greta being rowed
Vung Vieng fishing village
Vung Vieng fishing village
  Vung Vieng fishing village Departure/arrival point for rowing tour
Departure/arrival point for rowing tour
 

Halong Bay at night 

  Other cruise ships at night
Other cruise ships at night
Other cruise ships at night  

Halong Bay in the morning 

Morning view
Morning view
Anchored cruise ships in the morning
Anchored cruise ships in the morning
A similar ship to ours but with an extra deck
A similar ship to ours but with an extra deck
Anchored cruise ships in the morning
Small boat
Small boat
Bird
Bird
Seafood
Seafood
Cruise ships
Cruise ships
Cruise ships Fishing boat
Fishing boat
Halong Bay Halong Bay

Sung Sot cave 

Sung Sot cave outlet
Sung Sot cave outlet
View of bay from steps up to cave entrance
View of bay from steps up to cave entrance
Sung Sot cave interior
Sung Sot cave interior
Sung Sot cave interior
Sung Sot cave interior Sung Sot cave interior Sung Sot cave interior Sung Sot cave interior
Sung Sot cave interior Sung Sot cave interior View of bay from cave exit
View of bay from cave exit
 

Halong Bay to Hanoi

Vegetable fields between Halong Bay and Hanoi
Vegetable fields between Halong Bay and Hanoi
Vegetable fields between Halong Bay and Hanoi Vegetable fields between Halong Bay and Hanoi Sesame pods
Sesame pods
  Farmer
Farmer
Reburial coffins
Reburial coffins