Marble Mountains (Ngũ Hành Sơn)

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The  Marble Mountains are five mountains between Da Nang and Hoi An. Each mountain is assigned to an element: metal, wood, fire, water and earth. On the mountains there are many Buddhist temples and pagodas and in the mountains are often caves. Before we entered the first cave, Hoang Anh promised me to see heaven […]
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Da Nang – a city of contrasts

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In no other city in Vietnam the differences have been so clearly shown to me as in Da Nang. The city in Central Vietnam radiates its charm: On the one hand, many small fishing boats are clustering on the sea. Vietnamese children play soccer on the beach. The streets are very quiet, so you can […]
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From Huế to Đà Nẵng

Hai Van Pass: view over Đà Nẵng
After two days in Huế we took a rented car with a driver on the way to Đà Nẵng. Actually, it is much cheaper to travel this route by train, but we had planned to make some intermediate stops. Our first stop were the so-called Elephant Springs (vietn. Suối Voi), which lie about 53 km […]
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Da Nang Fireworks Competition 2009, Vietnam

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Da Nang is no major tourist destination. Anyway, it’s worth visiting. We were there to visit my husbands’ family and friends, though we stayed at a hotel (Elegant Hotel). It’s located next to Han River, separated only by a broad street and some constructions at the river bank. Through one of our windows, directing to […]
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