Lý Sơn island (Quảng Ngãi - Part 2)

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August 14th 2012
Published: August 14th 2012
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This is Part 2 of my 7-day trip to the Central Vietnam (from 3 Aug to 9 Aug 2012). When I asked my relatives to go with me to Lý Sơn island, some people said they were busy, while another one said she was scared of sea sickness, so I had to go alone as always. My parents stayed in Quảng Ngãi city and I would see them again at Đà Nẵng airport and then we would fly back home together. I spe... Read Full Entry

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Quả bàng vuôngQuả bàng vuông
Quả bàng vuông

I don't know the name of this tree in English, but it has good shadow (Cây bàng vuông hay còn gọi là cây phong ba trên đảo Lý Sơn)
Inside temple of An Vĩnh communeInside temple of An Vĩnh commune
Inside temple of An Vĩnh commune

This is used during parades in the festivals (Kiệu rước trong các dịp lễ hội tại đình làng xã An Vĩnh)
Lý Sơn island - View from boatLý Sơn island - View from boat
Lý Sơn island - View from boat

I finished visiting small island and now going back to Lý Sơn island by boat.

14th August 2012

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Thanks very much for providing such a lot of interesting information about these islands and for the great photos.
14th August 2012

I am facinated by the fishing boats used in this region which is round & like the round plastic colender used in the kitchen for draining away water after washing the vegetable :). Great region with unusual rock formation.
14th August 2012

Thuyen thung (Thung-shaped boat)
These fishing boats are called " Thuyen thung" in Vietnamese (thung-shaped boat). Regretably I have not been on this kind of boat to operate it, however , it is said that with the specially-round shape, the boat is very stable on water surface during high & rough sea.
15th August 2012

Such a beautiful country! It always amazes me how they control those round boats.

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