Vietnam at Last | Retirednomad’s Blog
6 Feb, 2014
Day 3 in this country, and so far every experience has made me love this country more. Especially now, here I am on a bus. But it is like no other bus I’ve ever experienced. Every “seat” is a bed – even though the bus departs at 10 a.m.! The reclining bed comes with blanket – thank goodness, for that provides my lumbar support so I can sit up. I LOVE this.
A negative I’d heard before Vietnam arrival was: everyone tries to cheat you; you have to negotiate for everything. So far, I stayed, for a reasonable price ($22/night) in the best hotel I’ve stayed at yet in Asia. The people who ran it (Long Hotel) were totally nice and patient and helpful and spoke excellent English. They always gave me good guidance, so patiently: guidance for my moto tour, and for restaurants.
Here I am with my moto tour guide. She was so cool.
Wifi works great here in Vietnam – at all my hotels. And just now, waiting for this bus, there…
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