Sunday, February 3, 2013

Hanoi - Life meant to be enjoy

At last, I’m sitting freely in front of my laptop without having the urge to sleep anytime soon.
Since the previous post, there are some changes to me within this one year time. 
I had started my working life on the next day I finish my last final exam’s paper in MMU. It’s tiring especially you’re not working on normal shift time.
About three months ago, I had a short escape to Hanoi, Vietnam for a short break with three awesome fellas. 

Hanoi is an awesome city despite of the condition of air and the pollution of sound.
I would like to thanks Jason Mng for scheduling the whole trip. He did his own research regards on all the delicious local foods.
(Sorry that I did not help in anything) 
In those four days, we went to Museums, stayed a night at Ha Long Bay and experienced something we could never experience before.


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*some of them yelled at you, some of them smiled at you but most of them ignored you* IMG_9536
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*part of life*
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*The millionaire wanna be fatty*
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*Ho Chih Ming Mausoleum*
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*The love of family is the best blessing of life*
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As soon as you stepped into Hanoi, you will notice that you were surrounded by motor bites and cycles. 
There were millions of them travel on the road everyday. 
It was believed that it is the root of cause of the high rate of air pollution. 
The residents there were generally friendly,
yet you will still found some of them keep yelling at you while you were trying to take a photo of them. 

On the day 1, we were walking around in the area that nearby our guesthouse. 
Besides, we visited Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Vietnam Military Museum.

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*Ha Long Bay*
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*The best planner i had ever met - Jason Mng*
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*Sunset*
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*The view was stunning*

On the day 2, woke up early in the morning and traveled to Ha Long Bay.
Ha Long Bay literally translated as " the descending dragon bay ". 
The bay features thousands of limestone and isles in various sizes and shapes.

According to our tour guard, for the past thousand million years ago, 
it was a long mountain but break into pieces after a big earthquakes.
We spend a night on the cruise.We had a lot of fun 
by enjoying the view on the day time, fishing on the night time.

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*my bedmate, he love sleeping with me*
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*the market*
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*the various type of rice*
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*most of them roaming around the town on foot / bicycles for living* IMG_0057
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*the couple*
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*my all time favorite food - Kebab*
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People in Hanoi were friendly and living in a simple lifestyle. 
We would rather chill with friends in well-known cafe, bar or pub but for them, 
chilling means sitting at the roadside with a small chair, a cup of lime juice and a pack of sunflower seeds. 

Our Ha Long Bay's tour guard explained how do they define 'Life'. 
He came out with a quote to define it. "Yesterday was History, Today is a Gift, Tomorrow is a Mystery" 
so, we enjoy Life. 

 Happy Sunday =)