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Hostel and Rock Climbing.

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As much as I kept saying to myself that I did not want to plan or booked anything for my trip in advance, I decided to book my first hostel for when I arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam. The main reason is solely of rock climbing. With all the hard work that I have put into climbing in the past year and seeing myself improve I did not want to take off weeks at a time during my travel and get weaker to have to spent time rebuilding my strength. So I made climbing my priority even when I am traveling.

I did some research and found "Central Backpackers Hostel" located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and is only about 4km (2 miles) from the one and only climbing gym, VietClim, in Hanoi. I will be staying at the hostel from Dec. 7th to the 13th. I figured I would go climb a few times while checking out Hanoi during that week and hopefully meet some cool climbers also.

The hostel is super cheap. It is $5/person/night which includes breakfast, wifi, and…