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Hai Van Pass

When I crossed into Vietnam from the Cambodian border, there was one place I could not wait to experience, the Hai Van Pass. This mountain road was made globally famous by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May when Top Gear pursued the route back in 2008 as part of their Vietnam Special. 559 more words

Da Nang

New newt species discovered in Vietnam

This 2016 video says about itself:

Himalayan crocodile salamanders

Who are they………

The animals in the salamander order look like a cross between a lizard and a frog.

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Fashion designers turn lemons into lemonade during Covid-19 response — VnExpress International

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— by Van An: Fashion designers in Vietnam have turned to the coronavirus crisis for inspiration as they adopt new business modes… 6 more words


Ballerina Thu Huệ with a dream to conquer the peaks — Vietnam News

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— by Hạnh Nguyễn and Quỳnh Hoa: Forbes Vietnam magazine has announced its list of “Top 30 Under 30” in 2020 to honour the most influential faces in the country. 45 more words


Vietnam’s masterpiece ‘Tale of Kieu’ to be adapted for ballet stage for the first time — Nhân Dân Online

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— The Ho Chi Minh Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) is creating a new ballet based on Vietnam’s 18th century poetic masterpiece ‘Tale of Kieu’ by celebrated poet Nguyen Du (1776- 1820), marking the first time the masterpiece has been adapted to ballet stage… 8 more words


Mui Ne.

Mui Ne, Vietnam, New Year’s Day 2020.

A strange place. At first I almost hated it. Palm trees yes, tropical paradise no. A 15 km strip of ‘resorts’ squeezed between a litter-lined beach and a busy main road, between discarded plastic and horn-tooting ‘open tour’ backpacker buses. 861 more words