Whistle Stop Tour of Dalat
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January 8th, 2009 – by: roxyiana
Anyway, we got on the tour bus and got taken to Prenn waterfalls which were really nice and we got to walk behind the water on some rickety broken bridge that had bits missing and at one point there were three of us hovering on like a wire or something. Next stop on our whistle stop tour was a pagoda that's only 16 years old and was built for this monk that still lives there and he seemed pretty cool and content in his yellow robes. It was just so calm and peaceful and clean. After that we went to a really boring 'Last King of Vietnamese Summer Palace' and then onto the Crazy House designed by Ho Chi Minh's niece or something and it were similar to those crooked houses in the fair. For once, the lunch was actually filling and I ended up getting 3 bananas. Yay. After lunch we went to a silk making thing and this random sweet shop thing that had tea that tasted like ashtrays.
Got back to the hotel and then went for food in this place where they watched us eating whilst playing cards. Watched some more funny movies and Livia warned us not to wake Daffy up. Basically the room next door has no window apart from the conjoining windows with our room and we said it was like Leonardo DiCaprio's room in 'The Beach' where Daffy kills himself (
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