Waiting at Kangaroo Cafe for Hanoi to Ha Long Bay Bus

Written by James McDonald

November 29, 2012

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8AM waiting for bus to Ha Long bay. Other travellers are filtering in to Kangaroo Cafe. Seems like it will be a good group size. A french family and a few aussies… At the moment.

Apparently the owner of Kangaroo Cafe is  a Labour man. There is a picture of Ho Chi Minh on the wall as well as patriotic posters.

There is a quote on the wall by Bertolt Brecht regarding the importance of being politically involved, and how being non-political is a sin. This is funny from my perspective… the world is in such a mess on all ends of the political spectrum and thats all they can see as an answer.

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Human political systems can improve but never fix.

Anyway. Im hoping the rainy weather lifts so Ha Long wont be too misty.

5 past 8 now where is the bus?

1 Comment

  1. Ahn M

    I am not sure how your tour went but I would advise against anyone taking the Kangaroo Cafe tour. I recently took Kangaroo Cafe tour to Halong Bay and the owner Max was really rude and unhelpful to all of the customers. I repeat DO NOT TAKE THE KANGAROO CAFE TOUR. It has many good references on Tripadvisor but I am confident after leaving a negative reference that the owner is somehow paying off the Tripadvisor staff or finding some loophole to delete accurate and negative references.

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