Hanoi’s old quarter is a timeless reminder of a
bygone era. You can walk around the Hoan kiem lake at first light and watch the
locals playing badminton, practicing tai chi or just passing the time with a
lover. You can sit in the coffee shop at the head of the lake and just watch
people go by, or eat in one of the excellent restaurants.
We are right where it is happening, a 3 minute walk to the lake and half way to
the red river, you’d be happy to spend an age just soaking up the life around