Posts Tagged "Da Nang"

Da Nang (Day 2)

Our 2nd day in Da Nang, we went out of town to the My Son, a UNESCO World Heritage site built between the 4th and 13th Century. My Son has a number of early Hindu temples built by the Cham. On our way out to My Son we drove by the harbor with its’ fishing fleet and then passed many small farms that were in the fertile valleys as we headed toward the mountains. The temple grounds were at the foot hills of a mountainous region of the Quang Nam Province and reached by foot from the visitors center. After viewing and exploring the ruins, we returned to the visitors center for a Folkloric...

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Da Nang, Vietnam

On March 6, 2016 we landed in Vietnam at Da Nang. We were here for 2 days, so on day one we went to Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site and was a trading port, dating from the 15th to the 19th century, with examples of French Colonial Architecture. We walked around town and visited a silk embroidery shop, where all the items for sale were hand made. You could even get a hand tailored shirt, robe or even a jacket made custom in just 2 hours. We also went to the local market and mixed with the friendly locals. One of the landmarks of the town is the Japanese Bridge built in 1719. On the way...

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