Quy Nhon beach is a 4-mile long crescent of fine amber-colored sand. The harbor is sheltered by a bowl of green mountains. On their slopes you can see faint dimples that were created by the 2,000 lb bombs dropped by B-52s during the Vietnam War in this strategically important area. The now calm waters are laced with fish nets, traps, squid shacks and round rattan boats piloted by small, sinewy, ... Read Full Entry
We are Mike and Karen. We were fortunate enough to retire while we still had our wits and our legs. We are striving to fill our days with long journeys and lazy days. Over the past few years we have taken a yen to SE Asia. Our past trips have included South and North America, Europe and East Africa. Life is good and getting better all the time.... full info
Evening CocktailsFresh squeezed sugar cane juice on crushed ice with a sprinkle of ginger flavored salt. I know. I thought the same thing but then I tried one and another and another. They're kind of tasty.
Was A Sunny DayI hear that Miami Beach looked like this back in the 1950's.
Leper Colony BeachLocated 4 miles south of Quy Nhon this beach, adjacent to the leper hospital, is open to the public. The admission fee is 5,000 Dong. Pretty beach with three cafe's and a small restaurant. Once again we found ourselves to be the only visitors. Karen while walking saw a single leper out and about.
Leper Beach TableSet under some shady pines the cafe's offer a full range of beverages and hammocks.
Leper BeachJust a beautiful place to rest and relax. It's walkable from Quy Nhon but strenuous. We walked in and hired 2 guys with scooters to run our elderly bones back to the hotel.