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  • "Historic Village Gates "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Quach Dong Phuong is a prize winning artist whose works have been exhibited both in Vietnam and abroad. H paints in a folk style. Born in 1961 in Hanoi, Mr. Phuong is also known as a photographer. Between 1992 and 1998 he took more than 900 photos of traditional gates in villages in Vietnam’s northern de...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Architecture, History

  • "Floating bazaar"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    “Can Tho has white rice and pure water Whoever visits will not want to leave” As this verse goes the southern delta region is known for charming its visitors. HF explores why: the floating markets. The floating market is not only a center of agricultural trade in southwester Vietnam, but also a blos...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, Shopping

  • "A legendary landscape"

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    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Nature has bestowed Vietnam’s northern province of Ninh Binh with dramatic landscapes. Sties like Tam Cac – Bich Dong and the stone cathedral of Phat Diem draw scores of visitors. Yet there are other, lesser-known sites that are worth visiting, all within an easy drive of the capital. Less than an ho...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Cityscapes, Architecture, History

  • "The good earth "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    In the past, most houses in Vietnam were built from natural materials like earth, bamboo and palm leaves. Giang Lam reports on the sod houses that were once common in northern Vietnam. Today, most houses in Vietnam are made of concrete or bricks. In the past, villagers relied on natural materials like...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, Cityscapes, Architecture, History

  • "Phu Yen pristine nature "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Phu Yen beach stretches 189km with mountain ranges jetting into the sea, creating a landscape of gulfs, ponds and lagoons. Now this untouched nature can be visited-in style. Phu Yen is a nature – lover’s delight. Each morning, Mui Dien lighthouse basks in the first rays of sunlight on mainland Vietn...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Whale Watching, Beach, Garden

  • "The Sun Sets in Phu Quoc "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Southwest of Vietnam, in the gulf of Thai Land the island of Phu Quoc is rapidly becoming one of the nation’s foremast destinations for those seeking relaxation on remote sands. Basking in the tropical sun and traipsing through Phu Quoc’s national forest, visitors find a unique natural beauty, one not ...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Whale Watching, Beach

  • "Hidden treasure "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    The speedboat bounces the waves of Nha Trang‘s bay, bearing s towards Ninh Van Island. Upon glimpsing the lonely island, dotted with huge slabs of stone, I am over with curiosity. Even the resort’s name is intriguing: Hideaway The sky is deep blue. The sea shines like an immense sparking mirror. I h...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Beach

  • "Eyes in the sea "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Why do fishing boats in Vietnam feature painted eyes on their bows? I have many fishermen who have survived storm on the ocean. All are convinced that the eyes painted on their boats help them to find their way back to land. These fishermen find joy on the ocean, but also fear the wrath of ocean storm...

    Trip Features: Beach and Nature: Beach, Garden

  • "Hue Land of poetry "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    The autumn signals the start of Vietnam’s “Wedding season”, with most Vietnamese coupes choosing to marry in the fall and winter months. The city of Hue looks even more romantic than usual, the sky seemingly higher and bluer. I watch girls in fluttering ao dai tunics cross the Trang Tien Bridge in the ...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, Architecture, History

  • "Housing Hoi An’s history "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Hoi An is a city richly layered in cultural history. Outsides have the privilege of peeking in, thanks to the grace of local residents. One Hoi An family opens its doors to share a collection of family heirlooms and antiques with today’s communities. Thousands of antiques, dating back hundreds and t...

    Trip Features: Culture: Cityscapes, Architecture, History

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