I didn't have a good sleep on the boat but Susan did because it was a quite noisy at night. I heard many "tic-toc tic-toc" sound which people walking on planks middle of the night and the oil tanker gave a big bang early in the morning to refuel the boat! And only after that, I had a good sleep but it was a short sleeping time for me because it was time to get up for breakfast! After having a quick breakfast, we headed to Halong Pearl Museum for our last destination before heading back to Hanoi city!
Halong Pearl Museum, it's purely a tourist hot spot! Even a simple small pearl would cost more than USD 30.. No cash no worries, they accept credit cards! =)
Other than selling pearls incorporate into various jewelries, they even demonstrated how they breed the oysters to produce high quality pearls!
Multi-purpose tour guide who can explain every details at the Pearl Museum..
Time to say good bye to Pearl Museum =)
And lastly, this was our boat which we spent a night! Dragon Gold Cruise, by AP Travel... Thanks AP Travel and time to head back to Hanoi city for dinner
As usual, we took our map and followed the recommendations by the hotel receptionist for dinner. Everything that we had were at affordable price range (equivalent to about MYR 10 per bowl of noodle).
Pho 10 for beef noodle.. A famous shop for both tourists and locals.. Service was superb and even the noodle was "super good"!
It was quite a big bowl and we thought of trying out some other things after this, so we shared 1 bowl for 2!
Roasted beef noodle (dinner #2) at a local restaurant.. If you want to have a more meaty broth, you would like this more than the first one.. But the bad part was we couldn't communicate with each other, so I just pay VND 50,000 with no balance and he gave me what he can offer with that price!
Tadaa.. But it turned out great! Looks like the Korean beef bone soup (which you need to adjust the taste with pepper and salt to suit you) but this broth doesn't need any adjustment except if you want it to be more spicy!
When we left that place around 8pm, the crowd was still queuing up!
Just to make sure that we stuffed our stomach 100% before we go back to our hotel, we stopped by at this road side stall to enjoy street food!
Dinner #3 a.k.a supper, rice rolls with meat loaf (VND 60,000).. Freshly prepared and everything was good! Goes well with a cup of sugar cane drink with lime! =)
And our 3rd night ended here! It was a Tuesday on this busy street though it was about 10pm at night..
To be continued...