THE MARKET, HALONG BAY, VIETNAM January 18th 2012 Thurs 18th Jan – I, and almost the remainder of the ship, caught a stinking cold. All of a sudden you heard lots of hacking coughs around the ship with loads of people blowing their nose. When something spreads around the ship, it sure spreads quickly. So with a streaming cold, this day saw us into Halong Bay (pronounced Harlong Bay, not hey), in winter and very cold.
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Although everyone thinks 62 is old (actually, I used to myself), believe me when you get there its nothing. Nothing much has changed really, except I'm a bit wiser and physically everything's heading south. Apart from that, I'm still adventurous (having just been on a huge rollercoaster in Las Vegas) and independent, and by now am fairly well travelled. Unlike most people, I don't mind travelling by myself as you meet so many people and make friends along the way. Plus you can completely please yourself as to what you'll do.... full info