Amongst the Karsts
Trip Start Nov 07, 2012
38Trip End Dec 14, 2012
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We were taken to a cave system which we could explore on foot, we had to crawl through tunnels which Rune found exciting. The stalagtites and stalagmites were impressive.
After a surprisingly delicious lunch of rice, veggies, squid, fish and spring rolls, cooked by a couple of young Vietnamese males we went of kayaking
We finished off the trip with a visit to Monkey Island, all that is here is a place to buy a drink and lots of pesky monkeys, Oh! and an absolutely beautiful view of the karsts and Cat Ba Island, If it wernt for the aggressive monkeys (& thats all thanks to humans) then this Island would be paradise.
I waved to the old man sailing the boat as we were leaving and asked Rune to wave and say 'thank you', the man waved back furiously shouting 'bye bye baby' to Rune. He has been referred to as 'baby' or 'bambino' a few times, which is not as bewildering to him after a few days of being here. Due to his long blond locks, he has been referred to as a 'girl' or a 'woman' which he hasnt got used to. Im just hoping he doesnt want his hair cut off (cos I dont want him to!)