Kayaking and cruising around on our private boat
Trip Start Jan 05, 2010
17Trip End Jan 25, 2010
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As everyone else on the cruise had booked for only 1 night, they headed back to the wharf while we continued for day 2 on on our own. A smaller (but still sizable) boat collected us and a guide for a mini cruise and kayaking. We had the boat to ourselves and were ably looked after by a captain, a cook, a guide and 2 ship hands - incredible service!
The weather started out cold and overcast but quickly warmed up - fantastic for kayaking. We paddled around some caves and saw spectacular lakes and scenery we would have missed otherwise. There was a bit of teamwork involved in steering the boat but we are happy to report no accidents occured!
A very tasty traditional Vietnamese lunch followed (more food!) and after a couple of beers we settled into the lounges on the top deck for a cruise south to see some monkeys.
We rejoined the Jasmine in the afternoon and had a drink with the new group of shipmates. A seafood BBQ followed and we retired to watch some DVDs.