Nha Trang - Tết 2012 (the Year of the Dragon)


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February 1st 2012
Published: February 1st 2012
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Tết 2012 (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) - the Year of the Dragon - I decided that it was time to go back to Nha Trang. It has been 12 years since my first trip to Nha Trang, so things have changed. Another reason for going back was that I wanted to see the sun and beaches. On my first trip to Nha Trang, I visited the major sites in the city and three islands, then traveled by bus to Đà Lạt high... Read Full Entry



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Ceramics of the Chăm ethnic minority people Ceramics of the Chăm ethnic minority people
Ceramics of the Chăm ethnic minority people

The ceramics of the Chăm people have brown color, which is different with the ceramics made in other regions of Vietnam. The products in this photo are sold on Hòn Tằm island in Nha Trang.
Đại Lãnh fishing port (Cảng Đại Lãnh)Đại Lãnh fishing port (Cảng Đại Lãnh)
Đại Lãnh fishing port (Cảng Đại Lãnh)

From Đại Lãnh town, we turned right and saw this port.
Cable car to Vinpearl LandCable car to Vinpearl Land
Cable car to Vinpearl Land

The ride takes 15 minutes from the mainland to Vinpeal Land on the Tre island.
Beating drum on a street in Nha TrangBeating drum on a street in Nha Trang
Beating drum on a street in Nha Trang

This happened on the first morning of the New Year. Other boys wore like Lucky Gods to visit the houses on the street.
Đại Lãnh town on Highway No. 1Đại Lãnh town on Highway No. 1
Đại Lãnh town on Highway No. 1

Đại Lãnh is famous for the lighthouse which is considered as the easternmost point of Vietnam mainland and it gets the first sunlight every day.
See you again in Nha Trang!See you again in Nha Trang!
See you again in Nha Trang!

Hòn Mun island (one of the five islands in Nha Trang which I visited on this trip) - 23 January 2012 (the first day of the Lunar New Year).



1st February 2012

Great entry as Usual
Hey Ha I've made a mental note to add Nha Trang to my Vietnam trip.
1st February 2012

Chúc mừng năm mới - Great photos and comments of your trip (like always)
Always great to have news from you and your travels... Makes me remember those places I have been to. I'm missing the beautiful Bảo Đại pictures of you. Huge hugs from France to you
2nd February 2012

Happy Tet 2012
Hi Hong Ha, You are back :) The beach & water at Hon Mun look beautiful. Great write up :)
2nd February 2012
Vũng Rô bay in Phú Yên province

Hello:
You and the scenery is as beautiful as ever. I'll be coming back to VN in March. I hope to see you. Warm Regards, Kent Converse Governor
3rd February 2012

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17th February 2012

Nha Trang - Tết 2012 (the Year of the Dragon)
Thanks for your explanation with beautiful photos. And I admire your photographing works have been substantially advanced recently.
13th May 2012

visiting Vietnam end of year for a month
Have just discovered your blogs. They are fantastic and so helpful whilst I am planning my trip later this year with my husband.

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