Village Cafe?? Haha, it's just a shack: "VietHai: The Art of Smoking a Dieu Cay" Top 5 Page for this destination Ha Long Restaurant Tip by bpacker

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  A free lesson on Viet Smoking
by bpacker

While the younger counterparts smoke Camels, many older Vietnamese smokers use a DIEU CAY (water-pipe). It looks like a minature shisha and in northern Vietnam, loose tobacco and the use of communal water pipe are commonly offered free of charge to patrons of restaurants, noodle stands, and weary travellers...

Favorite Dish: After lunch in the small fishing village of VietHai ( Catba National Park ) , the guys were invited for a smoke on the Dieu Cay. Fascinating stuff, first our guide lit some tobacco with the help of a little flint and instructed the smoker to suck hard. As the smoker inhaled, the pot bubbled merrily.
It was powerful stuff!
After just one puff, our German friend's eyes just glazed over. As for my husband, he choked and spluttered. This was way too powerful for a social smoker! And as for me.. Rats, I wasn't here... to find out why...

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  • Updated Jan 18, 2005
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