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  • "An amazing offer "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Not long ago, e rumor spread around Hanoi. The owner of the new Dong Son Drum Restaurant would reportedly give US$10,000 to anyone who could spot any fakes among his collection of ancient Dong Son bronze drums, while it’s sounded like a hoax, further investigation revealed that the restaurant had posted ...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History

  • "What a trip! "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    In northern Vietnam the loop from Hanoi through Sapa to above Ha Giang and back is regarded as one of the most challenging and spectacular motorbike rides in the region. Hanoi – based artist and writer Bradford Edwards made the grueling trip to attend the annual “Love market” in Khau Vai near the Chinese...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History

  • "Country cooking "

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    There’s a funny folk tale about a little boy who wanted to learn to be a miser. He was eventually introduced to a teacher who had any students. The teacher studied the boy from head to toe, then told him to return the next day with only a rice pancake, or banh trang, as an initiation gift. The next mo...

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

  • "A fusion of spiritualities"

    Locations: Far East and Asia: Vietnam

    lanhnguyen
    Submitted by: lanhnguyen

    Vietnam has a very rich and diverse spiritual life. With a tradition of open mindedness, the Vietnamese people have adopted foreign regions and integrated them into native religions and beliefs. When western missionaries and tradesmen came to Vietnam centuries ago, they learned form Confucian schola...

    Trip Features: Culture: Ethnic/Religious, History

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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