Hanoi: The Pause That Refreshes.

Aimlessly wandering  the streets of Hanoi (in our inimitably dislocated fashion), we were slightly taken aback to see a Rickshaw Walla leap from his saddle in the middle of the street like a circus trick rider, (leaving his customer also more than a little flabbergasted).

Padding over to the street corner on which we stood, he reached behind a pile of refuse and tangled wires (some sparking) and pulled out this fine implement which he proceeded to ignite and pull on as if his grandmother’s life depended upon it.

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Peddle on you crazy toker !

PS:  finishing off this blog having snuck into the Sofitel, sitting on expensive drinks listening to a French guy called Henry who was the original guitarist in The Police !!!  We LOVE Hanoi !

4 thoughts on “Hanoi: The Pause That Refreshes.

  1. Kristen, from the moment I saw you I knew you were a treasure, and this blog proves it to the world. Bill, I cannot wait to meet you! Hugh says he, too, loved Hanoi and loved eating at the “Green Tangerine”
    xo
    Suzanna

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    1. Hi Karen, yes, we’re having a ball. It’s an easy place to enjoy we’re finding. Thanks for having a look at the blog, it’s late here and we’re getting up early for a Ho Chi Minh marathon so we’ll look forward to reading your blog tomorrow. Kristen & Billy x

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