kayaking in halong bay

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even if you have never kayaked in your life
do not say no to kayaking in halong bay.

firstly, it is part of the tour package
(you already paid for it)
secondly, the waters aren’t too wild
(no rapids or rocks to capsize your kayak)
thirdly, the caves are impressive
(you feel like you are in a movie)
fourthly and most importantly,
you just kayaked in halong bay.
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1969 islands = halong bay

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there is so much to see in every direction-
the wind chasing the birds along the skyline,
the myriad rocks and islands rising all around.
The idea of these being the peaks of some dark,
undersea mountains makes my gut lurch.
I feel vulnerable…

-Bee Rowlatt in In Search of Mary