Dinner at Home in Hanoi - Evening
Today’s experience will begin at 18:00. Drive through the bustling rush hour streets and disappear into the narrow and quiet lanes. With your guide, you find the entrance the staircase of an apartment block built after the liberation. You are welcomed into the home of a friendly local family, with 3 generations living under the same roof. Sip a cup of tea listening to the host’s interesting life stories, from being the helper of an herbal medicine practicer from very young age to becoming a ranking soldier specialized in Military Morse Code. Learn how information passed around by his unit effected the war and take your chance to ask all you ever wanted to know about life in war-time Vietnam.
Stories continue around the table, over a traditional dinner prepared by his wife and daughter. After the meal, enjoy a green tea to relax and chat more. Family members who return home after a hard-working day offer a great opening to find out about the family’s life today. Say your goodbye and transfer back to the hotel. (D)
Specialty Vietnamese dishes will be cooked by the family, however vegetarian/non seafood requests will need to be given in advance.
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