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Astonishingly exotic Vietnam

Ancient pagodas of Hanoi

Vietnam will spoil you, offering you even more than expected, it's an unforgettable experience, limestone islands and beauty of the land itself, it's simple but very inspirational. It's a world apart, not what you are used to ...instead of last sport cars, you will see moped traffic loaded with pigs, instead of bars fulfilled with drunks and loud…

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Parisian grace and Asian pace

Hanoi, thrills and chills

Looking for that special place to visit? Somewhere deep in Asia, surrounded by the beauty of mother nature, mostly untouched and stunning? Vietnam will take your breath away, which has become an amazing heritage that soon will become an addiction. You will be amazed on every step you take in this beautiful country, where people are sharp, energetic…

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May de Ville Backpackers

Hanoi, Vietnam

Very cheap and as fancy as a big hostel, that's May de Ville Backpackers in Hanoi. It's a spacious and beautiful place with everything you may need, located in a quiet area right in the centre of Hanoi, just some steps from the main sights of the city: Hoan Kiem Lake, The Water Puppet Theatre, the night market and others. Hanoi is the capital of…

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Exotic chic and dynamic of old Asia

Hanoi, mixes harmony with history

The capital of Vietnam and its second largest city, Hanoi is a blend of west and east, with influences of chinese and french culture from colonial times. It's the second largest city in the country, with more than seven million inhabitants, and it's lately being invaded by tons of tourists, for it has become one of the top destinations in the…

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Perfume Pagoda Festival

appearance of an open dragons mouth

The Perfume Pagoda or Perfume Temple is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. Is it the site of the religious festival which draws large numbers or pilgrims from across Vietnam. The center of the Perfume Temple lies in Huong Son Commune, My Duc district in the Hanoi province in Vietnam. The…

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TET Vietnamese New Year

Vietnam February 13 2011

January and February are the most festive months for the Vietnamese people, TET otherwise known as the Vietnamese and Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important Festival of the year. This scared Festival happens somewhere between late January and early February, depending on Lunar Calendar. This custom is sacred, no matter where people are…

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Danang Vietnam

South East Asia Pearl

Starting off as a port on the Han River, Danang was under French control after Vietnam was conquered. When the American troops landed, they worked with the Saigon government to build the city into a military, political and cultural centre. Industries flourished, resulting in the substitution by industrial zones of handicraft workshops, but after…

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