A first for me, mashed banana on toast with bacon. Not sure I'll have that one again but will definitely have more fresh fruits and pastries.
While having breakfast we meet a family from of all places, Minnesota. Interestingly enough, they have the same plans for today as we do and almost immediately we form a friendly common bond.
Around 8am a smiling young man comes into the lobby of The Rising Dragon looking for us. All gathered, we leave the hotel and take a short walk to a tour bus waiting for us.
Once on the road for our 3 hour trip to Halong Bay, we learn a little about Vietnam and the city of “Beep, beep, beep.” At about the half way point to Halong Bay we a stop at a factory of sorts.
Learning about their circumstances and seeing the beauty of their creativity is moving and inspiring.