Tuesday, July 12, 2011

"Onward to Hanoi" Kimmieb's photos around Hanoi, Vietnam

Preview of Kimmieb's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Hanoi, Vietnam Entry Title: "Onward to Hanoi" Entry: "Greetings friends and family. This is Captian John coming to you from the bustling and steamy city of Hanoi. Yesterday (Sat.) was a travel day, bginning with a 6:00 am wake up call. Kim and I had to pack up our gear, take some last minute photos, and try to confrim our hotel reservation in Hanoi and our junk cruise in Halong Bay. The internet service in Railay has been sporadic, so Kim has been playing email tag with our travel company in Hanoi. Our stress levels began to rise as again no official confirmation could be made and we had to leave to make our 12:00 pm to Bangkok to connect with our flight to Vietnam. Not a big deal, except we had to take another longboat from Railay (which didn't leave until after 9 am) to Krabi, and then a cab to the Krabi airport. Fortunately, each leg went smoothly and everyone involved was very helpful. I have to say that, unlike in America, where most of the airport staff seems determined to do everything in thier power to make your air travel as difficult as possible, the Asian airlines staff have been helpful to a fault, explaining all options, facilitating connections, and in several instances when they could tell we were confused they personally walked us to where we needed to go. Very comforting ...


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