Vietnam (Country Travel Guide) 11th (eleventh) edition by Peter Dragicevich, Nick Ray, Brett Atkinson published by Lonely Planet (2012) [Paperback]

Vietnam (Country Travel Guide) 11th (eleventh) edition by Peter Dragicevich, Nick Ray, Brett Atkinson published by Lonely Planet (2012) [Paperback]

Language: English

Pages: 0

ISBN: B009JY5X4Q

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Vietnam (Country Travel Guide) 11th (eleventh) edition by Peter Dragicevich, Nick Ray, Brett Atkinson published by Lonely Planet (2012) [Paperback]

Language: English

Pages: 0

ISBN: B009JY5X4Q

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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highlands are safe and easy to travel around. Dalat is perfect for a weekend’s respite from the heat, the rest of the highlands for a week-long immersion in a life far from the madding crowd. When to Go Mar Great for the annual Coffee Festival in Buon Ma Thuot or elephant races in nearby Don. Oct Autumn climes come to Dalat, the perfect time for exploring or adrenaline activities. Dec Trek or cycle through Cat Tien National Park in cooler times, visiting the wild gibbons. Best

syncretic religion born in 20th-century Vietnam that contains elements of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, native Vietnamese spiritualism, Christianity and Islam – as well as a dash of secular enlightenment thrown in for good measure. The term Cao Dai (meaning high tower or palace) is a euphemism for God. There are an estimated two to three million followers of Cao Daism worldwide. History Cao Daism was founded by the mystic Ngo Minh Chieu (also known as Ngo Van Chieu; born 1878), a civil

ginger tea in all of Hanoi. Cine Café CAFE $ Offline map Google map ( 22A P Hai Ba Trung; snacks US$2-4, drinks US$1-3) The Cinematheque’s (Click here ) cafe-bar offers a quiet retreat from the fury of Hanoi’s streets where you can enjoy a fresh juice, espresso or a snack in the courtyard. It’s a bit difficult to find; from Hai Ba Trung walk down the lane beside the DVD shop for around 20m and then turn right. La Place CAFE $ Offline map Google map ( 4 P Au Trieu; meals from 65,000d; ) This

start from a rock-bottom US$35 per person for a dodgy day trip, and rise to around US$150 for two nights on the bay with kayaking. For around US$80 to US$90, you should get a worthwhile overnight cruise. We get many complaints about poor service, bad food and rats running around boats, but these tend to be on the ultrabudget tours. Spend a little more and enjoy the experience a whole lot more. It can be false economy signing up for one of the budget tours, and it’s also potentially a matter of

US$100 per person for a group of four and US$80 per person for the sensible maximum group size of six. Weather-wise the best time is from mid-October to mid-December, and in March, when wildflowers are in bloom. Tram Ton Pass CYCLING The road between Sapa and Lai Chau crosses the Tram Ton Pass on the northern side of Fansipan, 15km from Sapa. At 1900m this is Vietnam’s highest mountain pass, and acts as a dividing line between two weather fronts. Even if you’re not touring the northwest, come

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