Some tourists climbed up to the top of the rock island (15m) and jumped straight down to the water. These tourists were so scared that it took them 10 minutes to think until they decided to jump. This was the most interesting part of the day, along with visiting Monkey Island.
Lan Hạ bay and Cát Bà island March 25th 2015 Weekend 20 to 22 March 2015 - I bought a ticket at Hoàng Long bus company in Hanoi and traveled to Cát Bà island for 3 days. It took me 4 and a half hours to travel by bus and speed boat from Hanoi to the island. It has been 20 years since my first trip to Cát Bà island. I still remember that day when my boat was approaching the island at the sunset. I saw some simple buildings along coastlin ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
I am a Hanoi_girl who loves to travel. When working for a Japanese construction company in Hanoi, I had the chance to travel to 23 countries and to all the 63 provinces in Vietnam, including 25 trips to Huế city. Egypt, Mongolia and Nepal are my love, and other favorite countries are Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China (7 trips, 15 cities), New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Cambodia (3 trips), Brunei Darussalam, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Laos (3 trips), Malaysia (4 trips), Singapore and Thailand (9 trips). I have visited all the... full info