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  • "Turning to the sun "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Many documents described Con Dao Island as “a bear with its back to the mainland and its legs were advancing straight to the East Sea”. However, I am more convinced by the comment of a captain who has been working at sea for half a century that Con Dao island looks like a “ tiger looking up to the sun”. ...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes

  • "Morning coffee "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Saigon now; Saigon then, Saigon street corners contrast with vivid colors—life unfolds with the animation of the young and meditation of the old. We wake each morning into this bustling city, but who wakes the city up? It is not easy to ascertain who launches Saigon into the morning—the fixed of bound...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes

  • "Hanoi’s café culture "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Since Vietnam opened its doors in the late 1980s, Hanoi has undergone many changes. More and more shops and food-stalls have opened, including hundreds of cafes. It’s easy to find large coffee-shop chains like Trung Nguyen and highlands, which offer luxurious settings, fast food menus and fancy coffee dr...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes

  • "Silver street golden memories "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    For more than two decades I’ve admired the old house at 86 Hang Bac, which now bears a historic plaque commemorating the capital Regiment, which fought many heated battles nearby in the winter of 1946. As well as being historically significant, this house is a fine ex-ample of the homes occupied by Hanoi...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, History

  • "The bay of wind and clouds "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    An escape to an unspoiled on Van Phong Bay reveals the pleasures of the simple life. The name of this beautiful bat is Văn Phong. Yet, in a play on words, most people call it Vân Phong (the changed accent gives it a different pronunciation and meaning: “the bay of wind and clouds”). That name gives a be...

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  • "An ethereal Hoi An ancient town "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    An ethereal Hoi An ancient town One of the most original hallmarks of Hoian is probably the glistening light reflected from the cagey lanterns at night. If Hoian used to light up the month before, nowadays it becomes a nightly custom on weekend. Amid the tranquil atmosphere in this ancient town, t...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes

  • "Tradition stands firm"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Locate just 10 kilometers from downtown Hanoi, the ancient village of Dong Ngac in Tu Liem District still maintains traces of its past that separate it from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Dong Ngoc village in Hanoi’s outlying area has six hamlets with more than 100 ancient houses built a centu...

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  • "Solid gold "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Villages built out laterite are typical of Vietnam’s Northern Midlands. The thick layer of soil located under residual soil is called laterite. Rich in iron and aluminum, laterite is formed in hot and wet tropical areas for generations, Vietnamese people have used this durable material to build houses t...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, History

  • "The secrets of the phoenix "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    One of the four Magic Animals, the phoenix holds a special place in Vietnamese culture. The phoenix and the dragon make an excellent pair, representing many noble virtues. Popular throughout Asia and Europe, the phoenix symbol may even have its roots in Vietnam. The symbol of the phoenix appears quit...

    Trip Features: Culture: Architecture, History

  • "The forgotten valley "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Maybe because of my adventurous nature, or maybe because I’m fed up with the routines of urban life, I travel a lot. I long for pristine nature, exotic landscapes and the chance to relax. In first days of the Red River Delta to Son Nam, the hilly area near Tuyen Quang town then crossed the Lo River ba...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History

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